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Elvin and Martha Slaight today (AP)
Elvin and Martha Slaight

Posted on Nov. 18, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Elvin and Martha (Rassi) Slaight are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

They were married Nov. 24, 1962, at New Paris Missionary Church by Pastor Lester Rassi, Mrs. Slaight’s father.

The couple will be celebrating with their family.

Mr. Slaight graduated from Bedford (Iowa) High School. He works part time at Hubbard Hill Estates. Mrs. Slaight graduated from New Paris High School. She retired from Sam’s Mobile Radio on June 15, 2010.

Their children are Julia Slaight, James Ray (Janet) Slaight and Joni (Mike) Cottey, all of Elkhart.

They have eight grandchildren.