Harold and Geraldine Taecker of John Day are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 23. In celebration of the milestone, their children are hosting a dinner party at the Outpost Restaurant at 4 p.m. on Nov. 20.
Both Harold and Geraldine were raised in South Dakota where they met and married. They moved to California in the late 50's and owned a dry cleaner in Woodland, Calif., for 30 years before retiring in 2002. After retirement they moved to John Day where they plan to live the rest of their golden years.
They have four children, Linda, Debbie, Diana and Patty; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.