Ed and Shirley Nygard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., July 24, at the banquet room of the Juneau Moose Lodge. Friends are invited to attend.
The couple was married July 24, 1955, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Great Falls, Mont. They moved in August 1955 to Sells, Ariz., to his job with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. They transferred in 1959 to Kotzebue and moved in 1961 to Juneau.
They have three children: Charles Nygard and his wife Bonnie, Gail Fenumiai and her husband Al, and Scott Nygard and his wife Crystal; and nine grandchildren, Shauna, Cole, Hali, Nicole, Brittany, Phillip, Eric, Alex and Nikolas.