Doug and Sandy Deem celebrated their 50th anniversary.

They were married in Parkersburg on Dec. 31, 1966.

He is a veteran of the United States Navy and deacon at St. Francis Xavier in Parkersburg.

She is retired from GE Plastics and is a quilter.

They are the parents of Shanon (Shaun) Hayes of Parkersburg and Michele (Greg) Laur of Lexington, Ky.

They have four grandchildren, Andra, Brianna, Ryan and Olivia, and one great-grandchild, Delilah.

An anniversary luncheon was hosted by their daughters.