Howard and Paula Wischnowski, of Bradley, celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner. Howard and the former Paula Foockle were married Oct. 4, 1969, the same day as her parents and grandparents, making them a third-generation marriage.
The couple has two children: Shawn (Shelly) Wischnowski, of Bradley; and Shannon Wischnowski, also of Bradley. They also have three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Howard is a retired ironworker for Local 469, and Paula is retired from Armour Pharmaceuticals. They enjoy spending time with the children and grandchildren.