GOSHEN — Walter and Shirley (Weltz) Hire celebrated their 50th anniversary in January.
They were married Jan. 26, 1964.
Walter retired from Johnson Controls in Goshen after 45 years. Shirley retired from First State Bank in Middlebury after 42 years.
Their children are Brian (Trish) Hire of Omaha, Neb., Rod (Nancy) Hire of Elkhart and Jill (David) Miller of Goshen. Their grandchildren are Megan, Shannon and Carolyn Hire, all of Omaha; Ashley and Gracie Hire, both of Elkhart; and Bryce and Nikolaus Miller, both of Goshen.
They will celebrate with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Greencroft Meeting Room, 701 Windridge Drive, Middlebury.