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James and Elaine Gallagher today (AP)

James and Elaine Gallagher in 1962 (AP)
James and Elaine Gallagher

Posted on Dec. 2, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — James and Elaine (Sorensen) Gallagher celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

They married Dec. 1, 1962, in Southfield, Mich.

The couple had a family gathering on Nov. 22 at Knights of Columbus to celebrate.

Mr. Gallagher is a sales manager at Godfrey Marine in Elkhart. Mrs. Gallagher is a teacher at St. Vincent dePaul.

Their children are Kathleen (Stephen) Riikonen, Diane Gallagher, both of Elkhart, Michael (Shellie) Gallagher of Fort Wayne and Lorraine Gallagher of Eatonton, Ga.

They have seven grandchildren and two great-grand- children.