Mr. and Mrs. Ward Joughin will celebrate 50 years of marriage. Cleantha Rehklau and Ward Joughin were united in marriage Jan. 28, 1961, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Riga, Mich.
Ward and Cleantha have lived in Morenci all their married life. Together they owned and operated Ward’s Grain Elevator for over 30 years. Since their retirement, they spend the winter months living in Sun City Center, Fla., and enjoy traveling.
The couple has four sons, Richard (and Shana) of Fayette, Bill of Morenci, Dan (and Carrie) of Waldron, and Tom (and Darcie) of Niles. They also have 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A family celebration will be planned at a later date.