Originally Published: December 25, 2011 10 p.m.
Robert and Charlene Kortgard are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 5, 1962, at the Gretna Green Wedding Chapel in Downey, Calif. The Kortgards, both natives of Southern California, moved to Williamson Valley in 2008.
Bob and Charlene have three children, Darrell Kortgard of Buckeye, Ariz., Cathryn Kortgard of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Janice (Greg) Goebel of Cypress, Calif. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandson.