Claude and Carol Vannett, of Minot, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house Monday, June 17, from 2 to 5 p.m. at their home at 1837-14th St. SW. Their children and grandchildren will host the event.
Claude Vannett and Carol Heinz were married April 18, 1963, in Minot. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for many years. She is a homemaker. Their children are Lorrie Walls, Port Orchard, Wash.; Heidi Merkel, Brandon, S.D.; and Michael Vannett, Chaska, Minn. The couple has 11 grandchildren.