Martin and Kristen (Matthews) Peterson were married on December 24, 1966, at the Flatbush Dutch Reform Church in Saugerties, New York.
The couple resided in Iowa City and Atlantic before settling in Algona.
Martin is an attorney for the Law Office of Peterson and Lipps and before retiring, Kris was a speech pathologist. Along with being active members of the United Methodist Church of Algona, Martin is a member of the Kiwanis Club and Kris is a member of the Tea Time Tarts (Red Hat Society). The couple also love to golf and spend time with their grandchildren.
Their family, including their children, Matthew Peterson (partner Laura Gaona) of New York City, New York, Ellyn (Mark) Cochran of Atlanta, Georgia and Steven (Lindsay) Peterson of Ames, along with three grandchildren, are hosting a private family celebration in honor of the couples 50th anniversary.