Gonzaleses celebrate 50 years of marriage

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Manuel and Odie Gonzales of Belen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 15, 1961. The couple were married at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.

 

Manuel is retired from the New Mexico Department of Corrections, and enjoys restoring cars, furniture, going to yard sales, and enjoying his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.

Odie enjoys hanging out with her sister, Carol, and friends at Herbalife.

Their children are Cris Ortega, Polly Garley, Sara Gonzales, Carmen Gonzales and Paul and Luella Gonzales. The couple has 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The couple had an anniversary party given by their family. They enjoyed being with their family and friends and spent time at their favorite cabin in Ruidoso.