50th Anniversary: Dennis and Martha O'Connor
Dennis and Martha O'Connor celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Gabby's Banquet Hall in Chino Valley. Family and friends enjoyed dinner and dancing.
Dennis and Martha met while he was stationed at Wurtzsmith Air Force base in Oscoda, Mich. They were married on July 15, 1961, in Bay City, Mich. They have four children, Dennis, Guy, Patrick and Kathleen; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The couple lived in Thousand Oaks, Calif., for 28 years before moving to Chino Valley in 2001. Dennis retired from Hughes Research Laboratories in 1996 and Martha retired from California Lutheran University in 2000.