Steve and Mary Ellen Sparman of East Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 7 at Chateau Faire Le Pont Winery in Wenatchee with family and friends.
The event was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Chris Orr of East Wenatchee, and their son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Michelle Sparman of Battle Ground.
Mary Ellen Robins married Steve Sparman Sept. 7, 1963, at the Church of Christ in East Wenatchee.
The couple have lived in San Diego, Calif., and Wenatchee during their marriage.
He served in the U.S. Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Hornet while stationed at San Diego. He retired from Alcoa.
She worked for San Diego Gas & Electric Co. and the Douglas County PUD. She retired as the Eastmont School District superintendent’s administrative assistant.
They have two grandchildren.