Mr. and Mrs. William Schemm of Cheektowaga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise reception in Cheektowaga, with family and friends. Mr. Schemm and the former Mary Brandel were married Feb. 15, 1966, in Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Buffalo. He is a retired mechanic for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. She is a realtor for Realty USA. They have three children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.