Hallgren — 50 years

John and Linda Hallgren
Linda and John Hallgren in 1968

John and Linda Hallgren, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

Cards may be sent to them at 3248 Fifth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Their family includes Scott and Trudy Hallgren, of Ottumwa; Steve Hallgren, of Spencer; Sara and Chris Tillery, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Sumer Hallgren, of Carroll. They have five grandchildren.

Linda Wilshusen and John Hallgren were married Aug. 25, 1968, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge. He is retired from Fort Dodge Laboratories (Elanco Animal Health) and owned and managed the Hobby Craft Shop, Fort Dodge. She is retired from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge.