Don and Joan Love

Mr. and Mrs. Don and Joan Love of Altoona will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday with a family celebration at their home.

They were married May 3, 1963, at Blackburn United Methodist Church, Sewickley.

Mrs. Love is the former Joan White.

The couple have three children: Mark of Claysburg and Beth Allen and Todd of Altoona. They also have 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Love retired from the United Mine Workers and Huck Jacobson as an electrician.

He is also an Air Force veteran.