Jim and Nancy Dougan, Winona Lake, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at the Robin Hood Community Center at Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake.
Jim and the former Nancy Crews Parrott were married June 6, 1964, at the First Baptist Church, Oakland City, Ind., by the Rev. Onis G. Chapman.
Jim was a teacher for 33 years, teaching at Madison Elementary, Warsaw Community Schools for 18 of those years. Nancy is a homemaker and also taught school for 20 years, teaching at Leesburg Elementary, Warsaw Community Schools for 18 of those years. Both are active in various ministries at the Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church.
The couple has a daughter, Lisa (and spouse Tim) Welling, Goshen. They also have five grandchildren: Joshua, Nathan, Jeremy, Daniel and Renee Wanya Welling.