The Kooskia couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a surprise open house May 25 at their daughter’s Kooskia home.
Phil Reed and Ruth Schmidt were married June 8, 1969, in Nezperce.
The couple own and operate the Anderson/Stadtman/Reed Ranch on Little Cedar Ridge near Kooskia. They also own and operate a trailer court in Cottonwood.
He plays country music with several bands, and her hobbies include playing cards with her pinochle group.
They have one son, J.D., and two daughters, Brenda and Marci. They also have eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.