Harlan and Susan Martin will celebrate their 50th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 8, with an open house reception with family and friends at the Halsey Community Center in Halsey, Oregon, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Harlan and Susan were married Sept. 12, 1967, in Arcata, California. They moved in 1971 to Talent, where they raised their three boys, Eric, Damon and Lance.
After two of their sons graduated and moved north, Harlan and Susan did also, moving to Linn County. Harlan has retired from his paving crew at Wildish Construction, and Susan is a homemaker. Susan enjoys spending time with her many cats, and Harlan enjoys his farming activities.