Gaylen and Sylvia (Holleman) Visser are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house is planned for family and friends from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd., Lynden. They were married in the Everson Christian Reformed Church on Oct. 10, 1969. Gaylen is a retired transportation supervisor for the Meridian School District and Sylvia is a retired dental hygienist. Their family includes children Tami Visser of Nooksack, Carla and Doug Brouwer of San Marcos, California, and Kristi and Jay Grande of Everson, and six grandchildren. They thank the Lord for many years of marriage filled with His abundant blessings and grace.