Arden and Dena Fischer, of Manchester, are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

Arden Fischer and Dena Schaefer were married Feb. 14, 1969, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Manchester.

A family celebration is planned with their children Brian Fischer and Nicole Corsetti, of Carlisle, Pa. and Gerard and Christine (Fischer) Thiriet of Iowa City.

They have two grandchildren, Charles and Eleanore Thiriet.