Gerald and Janet Dorman

Mrs. and Mrs. Gerald Dorman of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 12 with a surprise party at The Casino at Lakemont Park given by their children and grandchildren.

They were married Oct. 12, 1963 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Altoona.

Mrs. Dorman is the former Janet Ott.

They have four children: Brenda Beam, Ruth Irvin, and Patrick Dorman, all of Altoona, and Joseph Dorman of Minneapolis, Minn.

They have 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Dorman retired from Union Tank Car Co. in Altoona.

Mrs. Dorman is employed at The Medicine Shoppe, Altoona.

The couple are members of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Altoona.