Cogan House couple plans trip west to celebrate anniversary

Lee and Cathy Mitstifer, of Cogan House, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on March 29.

They were married by Rev. Derwood Strunk at Trout Run United Methodist Church.

Cathy, born in Tivoli, is the former Cathy M. Daugherty. She is the daughter of the late Dorothy and Ralph Daugherty. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1967 and Maryland business school in 1968. She retired from Highmark.

Lee, born in Williamsport, is the son of the late Olga and Walter Mitstifer. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1966 and Williamsport Area Community College in 1968. He served honorably in the Army from 1969 to 1971. He retired from Lycoming Auto Service.

They are the parents of two, Craig Munns (Heather), of Fort Lauderdale, and Daniel (Lisa), of Holden, MO; and two daughters, Samantha (Bill) Long, of Williamsport, and Wendy (Duwane) Wetzel, of Wellsboro. They have eight grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

A family dinner is planned, then a trip out west.