Inocente and Maria Louisa Rivera of Quincy celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary Aug. 19.
Maria Louisa Rubio and Inocente Rivera were married Aug. 19, 1956, in Edcouch, Texas. He retired from Lamb Weston, now ConAgra Foods, in Quincy after 30 years. She is self-employed, working for the state as an interpreter.
The couple have nine children: Mary Angelica Balderas of Quincy; Roy Rivera, Alberto Rivera and Orlando Rivera, all of Wenatchee; Javier Rivera of East Wenatchee; Juan Manuel Rivera of Entiat; Rosalinda Rivera of Rock Island; Melissa Rivera of Burien and Alma Alicia Rivera of Malaga. They are also the parents of the late Ramiro Inocente Rivera Jr.
The have 22 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.