Rita (Lopez) and Tony Ortega of Emporia are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
The Ortegas were married June 7, 1969.
Mr. Ortega was a supervisor at Tyson. He is retired.
Mrs. Ortega worked for Didde, Inc. and the Kansas Turnpike Authority.
The couple’s children are Tiffany and Tony Patton; and Darren and Jana Ortega.
They have eight grandchildren: Ashley, Ryan and Nichole Patton, Becca Armstrong, Beth, Brayden and Ally Ortega; and the late Addie Ortega.