C. Paul and Thelma Estelle Eichholz, Kokomo, celebrated their 50th anniversary with a Hawaiian luau party and dinner Aug. 24 for family and close friends at Grace United Methodist Church. Another luau party is planned for friends in The Villages, Fla., in November.
Paul and the former Thelma Mitchell were married Aug. 24, 1963, in Asbury United Methodist Church, Newcastle, Del., by the Rev. Brooks Reynolds. They met on a blind date and he proposed over a romantic dinner at a nice restaurant.
Paul is employed in engineering management at Delco Electronics, and Thelma is a public school art teacher.
They are the parents of Andrew C. Eichholz, Kokomo.