Mr. and Mrs. Martin Heikkila were honored during a 50th anniversary celebration at Tara Inn in Clark, Pa., on July 21, 2013.
The event was hosted by their children, Shari (Steve) Gilanyi, Mark (Teresa) Heikkila and Susan Sparks.
Martin Heikkila and the former Catherine Cleer were married July 20, 1963, at St. Edwards church in Parkman.
Martin and Catherine Heikkila
Mr. Heikkila retired in 2008 from Chrysler Corp. Mrs. Heikkila is employed at Southington Local Schools as a bus driver.
The couple are active members of Calvary Bible Church.
They have nine grandchildren and enjoy spending time with them and watching them play sports.