John and Nancy (Wire) Freese of Brownsburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple was married Feb. 17, 1962, in Shawneetown, Ill.
Mrs. Freese is a homemaker and was a registered nurse for more than 20 years.
Mr. Freese is a veteran of Vietnam and worked for more than 30 years as a mechanic for USAirways.
Both are members of Messiah Lutheran Church in Brownsburg.
They are the parents of Shane Freese of Florida, Vicki Smith of Pittsboro, and Stacey Blackard of Danville. They are the grandparents of Shaina, Jordan, Tara, Rebecca, and Benjamin.