Ray and Linda Melby

Ray and Linda Melby, of Beloit, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 12.

Ray is retired from Beloit Corp where he was a maintenance mechanic. Linda was a hairdresser for 30 plus years and most recently was a Master of Receptional Arts at Beloit Health Systems before retirement.

The couple have two children, Travis (Lang) Melby of Seattle, Wash., and Jessica (Jason) Eisenmenger of Madison.

The family is planning a celebration once it’s safe to gather together.