Richard and Sharon Lauer, of 3702 Holiday Dr., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
The couple were married Oct. 18, 1969, at St. Francis Catholic Church.
Mr. Lauer is a son of the late Ed and Vera Lauer of Montgomery City, Mo. Mrs. Lauer is a daughter of the late Matt and Rosemary Frericks of Quincy.
They are the parents of Karen (Dana) Koenig of Springfield, Ill., Christine Lauer of Quincy, Ill., and Jill Lauer of St. Louis, Mo.
They have one grandchild, Nick Koenig.
Mr. Lauer is retired from ADM Alliance Nutrition.
Mrs. Lauer is retired from Quincy Medical Group.
They enjoy traveling, volunteering and watching their grandson's sports activities.
The Lauers are members of St. Peter Catholic Church.