Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ray Acker of Hollidaysburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 19. The couple will be taking a vacation to South Carolina.
They were married April 19, 1963 at West Loop Missionary Church, Hollidaysburg, by the Rev. George Swank.
Mrs. Acker is the former Inez Susanne Rossman.
They have three children: Cherry Parks and Brandy Ritchey of Altoona and Sonja Gray of Waynesboro. They also have six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Acker retired from SKF Industries Inc., Altoona, after 37 years of service. He retired as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve after 24 years.
Mrs. Acker has worked at several different places in Altoona throughout their marriage. She is a library volunteer at Frankstown Elementary School.
The couple are active in West Loop Missionary Church.