Kathi and David Pifel of Tallmadge were married July 2, 1966.

The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family in a surprise renewal of vows ceremony June 18

The Pifels have a daughter, Jill (Jeff) Beaumont, and two grandchildren, Jason and Leah Beaumont, 20 and 18 respectively.

Kathi was escorted by grandson, Jason, and the ceremony was officiated by granddaughter, Leah.