Eric and Gerry Eklum of Jamestown, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family party at Peak ‘n Peek in Findley Lake, N.Y. They have three children: Kay Eklum, Todd (Dawn) Eklum and Erin (Shane) Knapp. They also have seven grandchildren: Andrew, Zachary and Cecelia Eklum, Jonah Rizzuto and Chloe, Isabelle and Hudson Knapp.
Eklum and the former Gerry Tylock were married March 28, 1963, in Dunkirk, N.Y.
Eklum had been employed by Jamestown High School as chemistry teacher. Mrs. Eklum has been employed as a nurse and adminstrator by the Heritage Group.