Reverend Donald and Carolyn Johnson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 2 with a dinner at Barker's Island Restaurant in Superior and with coffee hour at Salem Lutheran Church in Hermantown.

Donald and the former Carolyn Nelson were Married May 2, 1959, in Chesterton, Ind.

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Their children are Miriam Johnson and Mark and Theresa Johnson, all of Duluth; Cheryl Johnson of Plymouth, Minn.; and Daryl and Susan Johnson of Wayzata, Minn. They have five grandchildren.

Pastor Donald served congregations at Ebenezer in Sacred Heart, Minn; Immanuel in Belview, Minn; Holy Cross in Duluth, Trinity in Benson, Minn.; Our Redeemer's in Danvers, Minn.; and Bethany in Starbuck, Minn. He is now retired.

Carolyn taught elementary schools in Oak Lawn, Ill., Gary, Ind., and Benson. She is also retired.