Jerry and DeeAnne Harnden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner party June 30, 2013, at Bella Cucina restaurant, Ottawa, with 26 family and friends.

They were married June 30, 1963, at Shawnee United Methodist Church.

They have two children, Jonathan, rural Williamsburg, and Marianne Boeh, Ottawa. They have two grandchildren, Dillion and Drew Boeh.