Julianne Reedy and Ron Singel wed Sept. 21,1963 in Pickerington, Ohio. This year they mark their 50th anniversary together.

They began their celebration with a trip to Ireland and will continue to honor their years together with a family party Saturday.

She is retired from Sherwood Elementary where she taught second grade. He is retired from the U.S. Air Force and business ownership.

The Singel’s have two daughters; Cary Jenkins of Mabelvale and Jenny Miller of Sherwood; a son, John Singel of Conway; and ten grandchildren.

The couple make their home in Sherwood.