Mr. and Mrs. Gerald D. Howe of Grand Island celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A family gathering is planned after a return trip from their honeymoon destination at Lake Placid. Mr. Howe and the former Johanna T. Tucholka were married May 23, 1964, in St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Buffalo. He is retired from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She is retired from Grand Island Central School District. They have four children and eight grandchildren.