Blessed with a wonderful marriage, Dave and Millie Frie of La Crescent will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 5, 2019, with a gathering of their wedding party and family in La Crescent. Mildred Winkels (SHS 1968) and David Frie (SHS 1967) were married on Oct. 4, 1969, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Stewartville. Together, the couple enjoyed raising their seven children in La Crescent, and today, cherish their 16 grandchildren. Dave is retired from the bedding and furniture businesses of Happy Sleeper, Bedder Nights, and Slumberland stores in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Hosting the event are their children: Erik (Sue) Frie of San Pedro, Cal,; Karen (Patrick) Koss of Appleton, Wis.; Katy (Justin) Ulland of Issaquah, Wash.; Greg (Kristen) Frie of Rochester; Jacob (Angie) Frie of Brainerd; Anne (Ben) Williams of Rhinelander, Wis., and Gina (Matt) Anderson of Blue Springs, Mo.