Freddie and Julia Ortega of Portales celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 8 at their home.
The celebration was hosted by their son, David Ortega, and daughter, Annette Cavazos.
The couple was married Feb. 7, 1959, in Portales.
They have two children and four grandchildren.
He is a retired Civil Service employee at Cannon Air Force Base.
She is a homemaker.