SHERIDAN — Walter and Jacqueline Austin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 28.
The couple wed Feb. 28, 1970, at First Presbyterian Church in Sheridan.
Walter Austin retired in 1985 as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army and later worked as a patient advocate for the Department of Veterans Affairs for 15 years, retiring in 2005.
Jacqueline Austin retired as sergeant first class in the U.S. Army in 1988, then worked as a histotechnologist at Sheridan Memorial Hospital for 29 years, retiring in 2017.
The couple have two children, Janet (John) Barnes of Sheridan and Ray Austin of Powell. They also have two grandchildren.