Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Linda Massaglia, of Pekin, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 26, 2018.

Mr. Massaglia and the former Linda Dubree were married on Jan. 26, 1968, at First Missionary in North Pekin. Reverend Dale VanSchaick performed the ceremony. A family celebration in honor of the couple was given by their children. 

They are the parents of four children: John (Bobette) Massaglia, Cindy (Pete) Cornwell, and Jeff (girlfriend Joey) Massaglia, all of Pekin, and Jason (Patti) Massaglia of Groveland.

They also have five grandchildren. 

Mr. Massaglia was self-employed.

Mrs. Massaglia is a homemaker.