Richard and Mary Anna Strickler of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 12.
They were united in marriage Aug. 12, 1961 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Wheeling, where they remain active members of the congregation.
Mary Anna Strickler is the daughter of the late William and Marie Mitchell of Wheeling. She is a retired elementary school teacher in Ohio County Schools.
Strickler is the son of the late Edgar and Dorothy Strickler of Uniontown, Pa. He retired from Wheeling Corrugating Co. as manager of engineering.
They have two children. The family includes Richard Jr. of Wheeling and Robin Littleton and her husband, Robert, of Herndon, Va. They have two grandsons.
They celebrated their anniversary with the family on a Caribbean cruise.