Jim and Winnie (Maples) Sitko will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 24.

They were married in 1967 in Winnie's hometown of Toronto, Ohio, and have lived most of their married life together in Tallmadge.

Jim retired from Granger Supply and enjoyed his retirement years as a starter at the Firestone Golf course. Winnie retired from the Tallmadge City Schools following a 21-year career.

The couple have a daughter, Mary Beth (Brian) Cristan, and a son, Alex.

The family is celebrating the golden anniversary with a trip to the Lake Erie islands.