Patricia and Rodney Svee of Billings celebrated their 50th anniversary.

Patricia Hogan and Rodney Svee were married Oct. 22, 1966, in Red Lodge.

They taught in Heart Butte and then worked in education in Drummond, Rosebud, Wolf Point, Helena, Hardin; Dayton and Ranchester, Wyo.; and finally, Billings.

After more than 30 years of teaching, she retired from Eagle Cliff.

He retired as superintendent of schools in 2006, and then spent several years as the executive director of the Tumbleweed Foundation.

Their children and spouses are Eric-Oluf Svee of Stockholm, Sweden; Marcus and Gretchen Svee of Missoula; and Scott and Megan Svee of Helena.

They have four grandchildren.