Karl and Judy King
Mr. and Mrs. Karl King of Altoona will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11.
They were married Oct. 11, 1969, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church by the Rev. Timothy Swope. Mrs. King is the former Judy Sweitzer.
The couple have three children: John; Karen Sparacino and her husband, Michael; and Cynthia Wise and her husband, Douglas; all of Altoona. They also have eight grandchildren.
Mr. King retired from Allegheny Ridge Corp. in January 2013.
Mrs. King retired as a registered nurse from Bon Secours Hospital in January 2005.
The couple are members of St. Mary (Immaculate Conception) Catholic Church, Altoona.