Ralph and Gloria Wagner, of Reedsville, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
They were married July 1, 1960, in Lewistown.
They celebrated their anniversary with a surprise party at the Lewistown Rec Center hosted by their children, with 153 family and friends attending.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wagner ... now
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wagner ... then
They are the parents of Terri Nichols and husband, Kenton Nichols, of Eagle River, Alaska; and Greg Wagner and wife, Michelle, of Reedsville.
They have two grandchildren, Chelsey Nichols and Breanna Wagner.
Ralph is retired from Greybeck Co., and served in the U.S. Army.
Gloria is retired from Shipley's Unimart.
They attribute the success of their marriage to honesty, and a love of family and friends.