Mr. and Mrs. Duane Dukes of Bryan are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Duane Dukes and Sandy Hageman were married on Oct. 11, 1969, at Union Chapel Church of God with Rev. Keith Snyder officiating. Sandy is retired from Community Hospitals and Wellness Center-Bryan as a licensed practical nurse and Duane is retired from General Motors in Defiance. They have three children, Michelle (Tim) Peterson of South Bend, Indiana; Tara (Robert) Chase of Defiance and Matt, deceased. They have five grandchildren. The couple will celebrate with an open house given by their daughters at the Buffalo Road Reception Hall (formerly Knights of Columbus) in Bryan on Sunday Oct. 13, from 2-5 p.m. No gifts please.