Sharyn and Robert Maxwell

Sharyn and Robert Maxwell

Robert and Sharyn Maxwell of Watertown are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Robert and the former Sharyn Kohls were married Jan. 11, 1969, at the Watertown Moravian Church by the Rev. Schultze. The wedding party included best man John "Scot" Maxwell of Wellington, Colorado; matron of honor Karen (Shearer) Sagi of Ottawa, Illinois; groomsmen James Kohls of Westboro and Andrew Backus of Milwaukee; and bridesmaids Mary (Backus) Osten of Milwaukee and Debra (Kohls) Rahn of DeForest.

Robert and Sharyn have three children, Jennifer (Eric) Filen of Appleton, Alison (Scott) Fanello of Madison and Robert B. Maxwell of Madison, and five grandchildren, Drew, Dominic, Skylar, Hayden and Annabelle.

The couple celebrated their anniversary Saturday with a dinner at the Watertown Country Club for immediate family and wedding party members.

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