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Lamar and Wilma Branson (AP)
Lamar and Wilma Branson

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on April 2, 2013 at 1:13 p.m.

GOSHEN — Lamar and Wilma (Secrest) Branson are celebrating their 50th anniversary this month.

They were married April 5, 1963, at Brethren Church in Bryan, Ohio.

The couple recently celebrated by spending 16 days in Hawaii. They will also celebrate by spending a week this summer with family at Indiana Beach in Monticello.

Mr. Branson retired in 1994 as a field representative with County Line Cheese, Shipshewana. Mrs. Branson is retired. She was a part-time office worker with Babsco Electric, Elkhart.

Their children are Mark (Ann) Branson of Atlanta, Wade (Sue) Branson of Goshen, Troy (Elaine) Branson of Indianapolis, Linda (Steve) Swihart of Goshen and Lisa (Jon) Yoder of Dallas Lake, Wolcottville.

They have 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.