Garcias celebrate 50th anniversary

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LeRoy and Betty Garcia will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 8. The Los Chavez couple was married in 1964.

LeRoy and Betty Garcia: In a recent photo

LeRoy, who retired 16 years ago from Hadley Auto Transportation, is a 1962 graduate of Belen High School. Both he and Betty are members of the Moose Lodge and enjoy traveling.

Betty, a 1964 graduate of Belen High School, also enjoys crafting.

The couple are members of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.

They have four children, including son, Vincent and his wife, Amy, of Los Chavez; and daughters, Kelly and her husband, Ernie Olguin, of Tomé; Bernadette and her husband, Roland Bazen, of Los Chavez; and Laynette and her husband, James Lucero, of Veguita. They have eight grandchildren.

LeRoy and Betty Garcia: At their wedding

The Garcias will celebrate their wedding anniversary with a Mass at Our Lady of Belen, followed by a reception with family and friends.