Ron and Mary Ann (Brown) Strode will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1, 2003. They were married Sept. 1, 1953 in Canton, Ill.
Their children are Sandra Stanton of Mesa, and Craig Strode of Cheyenne, Wyo.
They also have five granddaughters: Christine, Tori, and Erica Stanton; and Kaycee and Callie Strode.
The couple retired to the Rim country in 1996.
They would enjoy hearing from friends at HC7, Box 191J, Payson, AZ 85541.