Joan Crawley wed Ronald Thompson on Oct. 5, 1963, at the First Baptist Church in Leominster, Mass. The Perkins couple is celebrating 50 years of marriage this weekend.
The Thompsons have lived in Massachusetts, Arlington, Texas, and Columbia, Mo. After Ron’s retirement from 3-M Corp., they moved to Perkins where they now reside.
Their children are David and Karen Thompson in Texas and Susan and Mark Rochat of Stillwater. They have five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.