Edward and Lorraine Potutschnig

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Potutschnig of Irvona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 20 with friends and family at the Glendale Assembly of God church hall, Coalport.

They were married Jan. 26, 1963, in Winchester, Va.

Mrs. Potutschnig is the former Lorraine Gates.

The couple have seven children: Edward Jr. and wife, Jill, of San Antonio; Susan Leyo and husband, Joseph, and Julie Clarkson and husband, Chip, all of Irvona; Stephen and wife, Lori, of Berwick; Angela Nicklow and husband, Travis, of Hesston; Daniel and wife, Lanette, of Reedsville; and Aaron of Baltimore.

They also have 14 grandchildren: Emily, Zachary, Alyson, Luke, Joseph, Joshua, Levi, Caitlin, Lauryn, Austen, Nathan, Janae, Alivia and Sophia.

Mr. Potutschnig is employed by Grannas Brothers, Hollidaysburg.

Both are members of Glendale Assembly of God, Coalport.