On July 6 Charles F. Sr. and Gwendolyn Sue Koziura will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Charles and Gwen have been residents of Brownsburg since 1968. They have four children; Charles Jr., Lisa Gilbert, Michael, and Amy Mckenna-Koziura.
They have four grandchildren; Grant Gilbert, Daphne and Zoe Koziura and Austen McKenna- Koziura, ranging in age from 3 months to 17 years.
On July 5, Lisa Gilbert will host a family celebration in Zionsville. An anniversary trip is planned for 2014 when Charles and Gwen will tour Scotland and Ireland and an anniversary cruise in late 2014 to the eastern Caribbean.
Charles retired in 2005 after 40 years working in various management positions at Allison Transmission in Speedway. Gwen worked as a secondary education teacher in Indianapolis for four years and retired in 2006 from Kaplan Financial in Indianapolis after serving in various marketing and customer services management positions.
Both Charles and Gwen are graduates of Indiana University and Speedway High School. They met during a summer break from school. After a two-year courtship, they married in 1964. After 50 years, they enjoy spending their time as antique dealers along with gardening, travel and enjoying time with their children, grandchildren and friends. They are members of the Zionsville Fellowship Church.