Bob and Sharon Painter recently returned from a month in San Carlos, Mexico, where they had traveled in celebration of their 50th anniversary.
The couple were both born and raised in Michigan, and were married on March 1, 1958, in Lansing, Mich. They met while attending Michigan State University.
Following a three-year teaching assignment in Indiana, the couple moved to the Phoenix area in 1964. Prescott residents since 1994, they have two sons, a grandson and a granddaughter, all of whom reside out of state.