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Linda and Bill Sandiford

William “Bill” and Linda Sandiford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.

They were united in marriage on June 15, 1968, at Immaculate Conception Church in South Wheeling with the Rev. Joseph Bell officiating.

Both are 1964 graduates of Wheeling High School, where they met.

Linda Sandiford, a retired registered nurse, is the daughter of the late John and Mary Broman.

Bill Sandiford, a retired teacher, is the son of the late Russell and Margaret Sandiford.

They are the parents of two daughters: Julie DeTemple and her husband Michael of Charleston, West Virginia, and Christine Dunkin and her husband Russell of Wheeling. The couple has three grandchildren.

The family celebrated with a trip to Asheville, North Carolina.