Harriet and Chuck Martinez

Harriet and Chuck Martinez

Harriet and Chuck Martinez of Salida will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 25, 2015.

They were married Sept. 25, 1965, by the Rev. Morris Gallagher at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salida.

Both were born and attended school in Salida.

Mr. Martinez worked and retired from the Climax Mine with 27 years of service in electrical and instrumentation.

He continued to contract for Climax 2 more years and Amax Gold in Fairbanks, Alaska, for 4 years, retiring in 2000.

Mrs. Martinez ran their Radio Shack store in Salida for 13 years.

They have four children, Frank, Carla, Eddie and Charlie; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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