50th Anniversary: Hovey
Longtime Yuba City residents Bob and Bobbe Hovey, the former Bobbe Mansfield, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party Dec. 15 hosted by their children at the Moose Lodge in Yuba City.
About 80 family and friends attended, including friends from Maine and Massachusetts.
The couple met while he was a sergeant of communications at Beale Air Force Base and she was working on the switchboard for a contractor at the base. After many business calls she made to him, he decided he wanted to meet her.
The couple were married Dec. 15, 1962, in Reno, Nev., and have been Yuba-Sutter residents for 35 years.
He retired from the US Air Force and as owner of Mansfield Associates in Yuba City and is a member of Sons in Retirement.
Both are members of the Yuba City Moose Lodge where he has served as governor and senior regent.
She is a former member of Daughters of Leisure.
They enjoy traveling and camping in their RV.
Their family includes three children, Scott Hovey of Plumas Lake, Mark Hovey of Sacramento and Deirdre Zielenski of Folsom; and nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.