Dale and Pat Livingston of Medford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to visit friends in Palm Springs, Calif., and to attend the Bob Hope Classic golf tournament.

Dale and Pat Livingston of Medford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to visit friends in Palm Springs, Calif., and to attend the Bob Hope Classic golf tournament.

Dale Livingston married Pat Shreeve Jan. 20, 1962, in Medford. They have two daughters, Caroline Walker and Laura Boteilho, both of Medford, and eight grandchildren.

Dale moved to Medford as a child from Bend. He graduated from Medford High School and served in the U.S. Navy, after which he worked at Fir Ply and later Boise Cascade.

Pat was born in Medford, graduated from Medford High and worked as a telephone operator for Pacific Northwest Bell. She became a homemaker after they started a family and later managed The Thinery and operated a home day care center until retirement.

The couple met on a blind date and lived in Medford until moving to White City, where they lived until retirement. Since retiring, they enjoy spending their winters in Yuma, Ariz., playing golf and spending time with their grandchildren.