Alvin and Jeannie Sitterding of Columbus are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a road trip to California next year.
Alvin Sitterding and the former Jeannie Thomas were married Dec. 17, 1971, at Sandcreek-Azalia Friends Church in Elizabethtown.
Alvin is retired from Cummins and is a part-time farmer.
Jeannie is retired from Columbus Regional Hospital as a medical assistant.
The couple have two sons and two grandchildren.