Mr. and Mrs. Milton "Bake" I. Beacker, Gaines, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary March 23, 2012.
They were married by the Rev. Patrick Maier at St. Matthaeus Lutheran Church, Germania.
Mrs. Beacker, the former Ethel C. Davis, is a native of Wellsville, N.Y. She is the daughter of the late Lena Potter and the late Floyd Earl Davis. She graduated from Scio Central High School, Scio, N.Y., in 1948. She owned and operated the Waldheim Hotel, Germania, from 1968 to 1975.
MR., MRS. MILTON I. BEACKER
Mr. Beacker, a native of Carter Camp, is the son of the late M. Margaret and Carl Beacker. He graduated from Galeton Area High School in 1950 and served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He retired in 1990 from the state Department of Transportation.
They are the parents of a daughter, Terri Handwerk, Williamsport, and six sons, Tom Baker, New Florence; Carl and Robin, both of Germania; Barry, Gaines; Brent, Galeton; and Mark, Vintondale.
There are 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
In honor of their anniversary, a celebration will be held April 14.