They were married Dec. 22, 1962 in Linton at The United Brethren Church of Christ by the Rev. Herald Scott.
John is retired from Farm Bureau Insurance and Carolyn worked at Linton-Stockton Elementary School for many years and was co-owner of School Bears Cottage prior to retiring.
A card shower is being hosted by daughters Lisa R. Whitacre of Manassas, Va., and Lori L. Resler of Bloomfield. To celebrate this special occasion you may send cards to 537 NW 10th St. Linton, Ind., 47441.