Richard and Vivian Howton

Richard and Vivian Howton

ELKHART — Richard and Vivian Howton of Elkhart are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 

They were married Oct. 6, 1968.

Richard has been a salesman for Old Fort Building Supply for 18 years. Vivian has owned a cleaning business for 28 years.

Their children are Traci Boudreau of Nebo, North Carolina, Marc Howton of Elkhart, Matthew Howton (Alisha) of Elkhart and Tara (Kell) Browning of Elkhart. 

They have 10 grandchildren — five boys and five girls — and  two great-granddaughters.

Twenty family members visited Disney World and spent a week in Florida to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Special memories were made.

The couple is now celebrating their anniversary together with a weekend getaway.

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