Robert Makovec and Carol Reznicek married on Oct. 26, 1963, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen. They have lived near Ramona for most of their married life.
They have five children, Darren Makovec and wife, Amy, of Lost Springs, Colleen Klug and husband, Randy, of Herington; Mark Makovec of Herington, Robyn Heitfield and husband, Troy, of Herington, and Jennifer Forrester and husband, Paul, of Salina. They also have 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
A family dinner is planned at the Brookville Hotel in Abilene to celebrate the occasion.