Ed and Dolores Fischer, Washington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 12, 2014, with a gathering at the Knights of Columbus Hall for family and friends.

Mr. Fischer and the former Miss Eagan were united in marriage July 18, 1964, at St. Mary’s Church, Villa Ridge.

Their children and their spouses are Christine and Frank Bruni, Hebron, Ky., Lin and BJ Hillermann, Eureka, Marla and Dave Merriwether, Portland, Ore., Ed and Heather Fischer, O’Fallon, Joe Fischer, St. Louis, and Erin and Guille Modad, Moscow, Idaho. They have 14 grandchildren.