Sylvia and Roger McCalla of Billings celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family vacation in Key West, Fla., with children and grandsons.
Sylvia Patterson and Roger McCalla were married Nov. 24, 1962, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Their marriage began in Portland, Ore., where Roger worked for Georgia Pacific and Sylvia worked as a pharmacist. After Roger spent seven years with Georgia Pacific in several states, including Billings, they moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where he was a nursing home administration and she continued in pharmacy. They returned to Billings in 1970 where Roger was a partner at E.R. Young Co. He has been a realtor with Re/Max Experts for 30 years. Sylvia retired as a pharmacist from Buttreys and Albertson in 2010 after working in the profession for 50 years.
Their children and spouses are Mary Jane (Rick) Knisely of Billings, John and Jennifer McCalla of Billings and Sarah and McRobert Meek of Ft. Worth, Texas.
The couple has eight grandchildren.