Harry and Carol Richter of Howell, Mich., formerly of Wheeling, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 6.
They were united in marriage Dec. 6, 1963 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Wheeling with Frank Shaffer Sr. officiating the ceremony.
Carol Richter is the daughter of the late Genevieve and Samuel Van Givens of Wheeling. She is a 1960 graduate of Wheeling High School. She is a former employee of the former Half Dollar Bank of Wheeling and is retired from First of America Bank.
Harry Richter is the son of the late Carlyle and Mildred Richter of Wheeling. He is a 1959 graduate of Wheeling High School. He is a former employee of the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. and is retired from Cassa Erectors and Fabricators of Livonia, Mich., after 41 years of service.
They are the parents of two children, Dana Compton of Ypsilanti, Mich., and David Richter of Farmington, Mich. They have three grandchildren.