Ed and Shirley Kempf of Bluffton will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 19, 2014. The couple were married in 1964 in Buffalo, N.Y. After several work relocations, Ed and Shirley moved to Bluffton from Pittsburgh one year ago.
They raised three children, Tim Kempf of Boise, Idaho, Michele Frank of Seattle, and Jennifer Baker of Bluffton. They also are proud grandparents of six grandchildren. A family celebration is planned for November.