Charles Edward and Joyce Marie (Jones) Wiedie of Tallmadge were married July 16, 1966, at St. Patrick Church in Kent.
The couple has two children, son, Col. Charles E. Wiedie Jr. and daughter-in-law, Kristina Wiedie of Okinawa, Japan; and daughter, Christine Higham, and son-in-law, Robert Higham of Tallmadge; and five grandchildren, Caleb, Luke and Magdalena Wiedie and Bobby and Katie Higham.
Chuck retired June 30, 2016, as economic development director for the city of Hudson.
Joyce is a retired real estate agent.
The Wiedies celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Hawaii, where they renewed their vows on July 16, on the island of Oahu, at the Hickam Air Force Base Chapel. They were joined by their son; daughter and son-in-law; grandchildren, and nephew, Jason Jones of Oahu, Hawaii, formerly of Cuyahoga Falls.