Joseph and Joyce Colucci were married on Sept. 1, 1962, at Faith Lutheran Church in Cicero, Ill.
They have two children, Joseph Jr., currently living in Japan, and Christine Colucci Armstrong of Las Vegas, Nev. They have one granddaughter, Theresa.
Joseph retired from law enforcement in 1986 after 20 years of service from the Village of Stickney in Illinois. Joyce was office manager of a major moving company.
Friends surprised them with a dinner at a restaurant to celebrate the occasion.