Stan and Edel Karin Neff of Medford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house buffet reception hosted by their daughter on Dec. 14, 2013.

Stan and Edel Karin Neff of Medford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house buffet reception hosted by their daughter on Dec. 14, 2013.

About 30 people attended. The couple also celebrated with a trip to Orlando, and spent five days at Disney World.

Stan Neff married Edel Bergheim on Nov. 23, 1963. They have five children, Laurie of Medford, Jeremy of Medford, Kristy of Central Point, Sheila of Hood River and Johan Centralia, Wash.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Stan was born in Medford, and Edel was born in Bergen, Norway. They met in Portland at a church convention in 1962. Stan worked with Valley Janitor Service for 20 years, then owned and operated Son Quality Paint until retiring in 2010.

Edel stayed at home until their children were in school. She worked in fruit packing, then went to work in the school lunch program. She has worked the last 18 years for Sodexo in the Medford school lunch program.