Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fealko celebrated their 50th anniversary on Nov. 16, 2013.
Edward, of Lordstown, and the former Kathleen Loutzenhiser of Champion, were the first wedding, Nov. 16, 1963, at the newly built St. William's Church in Champion. The Rev. Sebastian Fialko, Ed's uncle, officiated at the ceremony.
The couple spent 20 years in the Air Force, living around the world Turkey, Puerto Rico, California, Texas and Florida. After discharge, they settled in Massillon. Ed worked in the medical field and Kathy worked in a family medical practice.
They have two children, Major Michael (Elena) Fealko, stationed in Tampa, Fla., and Randy Fealko of Boardman. They also have three grandchildren.
The couple spend their winters in Hope Sound, Fla.
A family vacation is planned for March 2014 to the Dominican Republic.