Wendell and Faye McMannis, Kokomo, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
Wendell and the former Faye Short were married Aug. 2, 1963, in Indianapolis by the justice of the peace. They met through friends and family.
Faye is retired from General Motors, and Wendell is retired from Chrysler.
Their children are Randy McMannis, Tipton, David McMannis, Kokomo, Eva Madden, Hecker, Ill., Windy Yankee, Hecker, Ill., and Linda Nance, Upland. They have 16 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.