Linda and Larry Martin, of Bend, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise through Central America and South America.

The couple were married March 8, 1969, in Seattle.

They have two children, Jennifer Nelson (and Frank), of Freeland, Washington, and Daniel Martin, of Bend, and two grandchildren.

The couple met while were working for Western Airlines in Seattle.

Later, they designed, built and managed the Inn at Manzanita on the Oregon Coast before retiring and moving to Central Oregon in 1994.

They have lived in Bend for 25 years.