Sandra and Gary Pearsall of Billings celebrated their 50th anniversary with a renewal of vows and a reception on the St. Johns campus in Billings.
Sandra DeRoeck and Gary Pearsall were married on July 27, 1962, in Billings.
Gary went to work for Sherwin Williams Paint Store in Billings in 1958. In 1963, he was transferred to North Dakota where he worked until 1971. They returned to Billings where he worked at the Marshall Wells Paint Store on Grand Avenue. In 1976, he went to work for Glidden Paint Co., and spent the next 20 years as their sales representative. In 1995, he began working for Control Technology, retiring in 2000.
Sandy worked at Security Federal Savings & Loan from 1973 to 1982. In 1982, she began working at Norwest Bank (Wells Fargo), retiring in 2000. Both retired on the same day — April 1, 2000.
Their children and spouses are Jerry and Penni Pearsall and Shelly and Steve Ness, all of Billings.
The couple has five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.