Don and Gale Lauger of Ashville, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner party hosted by their children and a national park tour. They are the parents of Gordan (Kathy) and Duane (Melodye). They also have five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Lauger and the former Gale Johnson were married July 19, 1964.

Lauger is a retired insurance salesman. Mrs. Lauger is retired from Morgan David Wine.