Regis and Peggy Fochler

Mr. and Mrs. Regis Fochler of Smyrna, Ga., formerly of Altoona, will celebrate their 50th wedding with a family dinner and a trip to the West Coast later this year.

They were married Jan. 6, 1968.

Mrs. Fochler is the former Peggy Vaughn.

They have two children: Cathy Laghonue of Marietta, Ga., and Mark, who died after a valiant battle with cancer.

They also have four grandsons: Mitchell, Michael, Nicholas and Jacob Laghonue.

Mr. Fochler retired from the finance industry.

Mrs. Fochler retired

as a registered nurse after working with Drs. Wertz, Sheedy and Macek, while living in Altoona.