Ben and Delores Abalos of Prescott, Ariz., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 12, 2008.
They were married in Detroit while Ben was an MP at Fort Wayne and Delores was a clerk at Chrysler Corp.
Brother David Ferrazza and cousin Rosemary Collins were best man and maid of honor. Daughter Karen lives in Lake Forest, Calif., with husband Ron. Karen has two sons, Nick and Chris. Daughter Mary lives in Palm Desert, Calif. with husband Mark. Mary has three sons, Sean, Todd and Dane.