Dan and Bonnie Lagerwey

Dan and Bonnie (Eshuis) Lagerwey of Ferndale are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Friends and family are invited to an open house hosted by their daughters from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, in New Life Fellowship Church, 810 E. Pole Rd., Lynden. The couple requests no gifts, just your presence to help them celebrate. They were married on Jan. 10, 1969, in Bethel Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Dan is retired from Ferndale Ready Mix and Bonnie is a retired mail carrier. Their daughters and spouses are Rachelle (Shelly) Lagerwey and Martin Richey of Ferndale; Tanya Lagerwey of Glendale, Arizona; and Angela and Jerome LaMar of Sedro-Woolley. They also have six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The Lagerweys attribute their lasting marriage to the mercy and love that God has shown them over the years.