Mitchell 50th wedding anniversary

Linda and John Mitchell

John and Linda Mitchell, of Buffalo, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 23 with a dinner hosted by their children.

Mitchell and the former Linda McKay were married at Rensselaer Presbyterian Church on Nov. 23, 1968, while he was still on active duty in the Army.

The couple has three children: Dane Mitchell, of Buffalo, Jeremy (Lori) Mitchell, of Buffalo, and Christina (Merrill) VanMeter, of Monticello.

They also have eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.