Charles McCarthy and Leta Pikron McCarthy recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
They were married Sept. 22, 1948, and lived in Spokane, Wash., while raising their family. After that, they resided at Lake Roosevelt for 20 years. They presently live in the Spokane Valley.
Charles was a member of the Kelso class of 1945, and Leta was a member of the Kelso class of 1949. The couple has enjoyed 36 cruises since Charles retired in 1980.
Their children include, Mike (Verna), John (Kathy), Rick (Jandire), Mark (Ruth), Joe (deceased), Shawn (Kelly), Lynn (Kelly), and Rachel (Gil). They have 12 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.