Carl and Joyce (Scholes) Jesmer, 9648 Irene Ave., California City, Calif., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 19, 2009.
The couple has four children: Jeannine (Jesmer) Geiger, California City, Joseph Jesmer, Denver, Colo., Steven Jesmer, Olympia, Wash., and Michael Jesmer, Winslow, Ariz.; and 10 grand children.
They were married Sept, 19, 1959 in Morristown, with Father Hagen officiating.
Carl retired from the U.S. Airforce in 1982, and from civil service in 2004.
Joyce is a retired clothing sales manager at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Carl graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1958 and Joyce graduated from Morristown Central in 1958.