Lawrence and Carol Shook celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a 4:30 p.m. Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, followed by a dinner at Seneca Hills Golf Course.
They were married Sept. 28, 1963, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, by the Rev. Richard Wertzel.
Lawrence, the son of the late Rose and Eber Shook, retired from American Standard, Tiffin.
Carol is the daughter of Josephine Hoover of Fostoria and the late Robert Hoover. She was a registered nurse at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin, before retiring.
They are the parents of three children, Rene (Mike) Longyear of Stevensville, Mich., Mark (Denise) Shook of Chesterfield, Mich., and Dennis (Frances) Shook of Holland. They also have two grandchildren.