Donald and Ethel Lingenfelter

Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Lingenfelter of Bellwood celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise open house on Saturday at the Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company.

They were married April 24, 1964, at the Calvary Church of the Brethren, Winchester, Va., by the Rev. J. Floyd Wine.

Mrs. Lingenfelter is the former Ethel M. Stern.

They have three sons: Michael W. of Duncansville, Brian K. of York and Douglas R. of Culpeper, Va.

They also have four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mr. Lingenfelter retired from Sears in Altoona in 2004, after 40 years of service.

Mrs. Lingenfelter retired as manager of Bush’s House of Ceramics, Bellwood.