Les & Carolyn (Cleland) DeRoos of Alta will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 5 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Summit Evangelical Free Church in Alta and the community, friends and family are invited. Carolyn is a retired bookkeeper for Kuehl & Payer Ltd. and Les is a retired custodian for the US Postal Service. Their children are: Les DeRoos - Alta; Lee DeRoos - Whiting; Nick DeRoos - Sioux City; Doug DeRoos - Sioux City; Louie DeRoos -- Aurelia and Lynann (DeRoos) Launderville -- Alta. They have six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The couple was married on Sept. 3, 1959 but is celebrating early because oldest son, Les Jr. and his family (who are missionaries) will be leaving for Nigeria late April.