Tom and Pat Thummel of Nashville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, June 26.
The couple met in Heidelberg, Germany, where Tom was serving in the Army and Pat was working for Signal Corps headquarters, U.S.Army in Europe.
They were married June 26, 1965, in Pueblo, Colorado.
Tom is retired from Indiana University, and Pat is an artist.
They have two children, Rafe and Jason; and six grandchildren.