Mr. and Mrs. Ed Owens of Salem will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary Oct. 14.
The couple married Oct. 14, 1959, in Washington state. They have four children -- Greg Owens of Salem, Cindy Thorton of Salem, Sheila Bales of Salem, and Dan Owens of Brooklyn, Iowa. They also have 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
There will be a dinner held at their home on their anniversary, followed by cake and ice cream with family and friends.