Hope and Terry Welch of North Salt Lake, formerly of Brigham City and Hyrum, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children in the comfort of a cabin at Bear Lake.
High school sweethearts, they were married on Oct. 11, 1963.
Both grew up in Corinne, and they have also lived in Montpelier, Idaho.
They are the parents of five children: Kristen Welch, Shawn and Laura Welch, Corey and Mica Welch, Kim and Jason Welch, and Trevor and Amber Welch.
They are also the grandparents of Caleb Welch, Gavin Welch, Natalie Welch, Seriah Welch, Karson Welch, Megan Welch, Ava Welch, Aaron Velez, Etienne Velez, Gabriel Welch, Ashlyn Welch and Holden Welch.
Their children say they are grateful for their parents' example and sacrifice.