Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Braun of Buffalo recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their marriage vows in St. James Catholic Church, Buffalo, followed by a reception in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Depew.
Braun married Elizabeth "Pat" Coughlin on Nov. 21, 1940, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Buffalo.
He retired as a general foreman with the Harrison Division of General Motors Inc. in Lockport. She retired as a guidance counselor at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart.
They have three children and 11 grandchildren.