Shinkles celebrate golden anniversary

Stephen and Linda Shinkle in 1965.

TIPP CITY — Stephen and Linda (Studebaker) Shinkle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 11, 2015.

The couple met at a fish store owned by Linda’s parents, the late Paul and Margaret Studebaker. They have two children and three grandchildren, son Michael and wife Peggy Shinkle of Troy, late grandsons Cody and Jacob Shinkle, daughter Angela and grandson Cole Shinkle of Tipp City.

Stephen retired in February 2007 after 45 years with A.O. Smith Corporation. Linda retired in January 2012 after 24 years with Upper Valley Medical Center. The couple resides in their home of 49 years in Tipp City.

The couple and family celebrated this golden milestone with an Alaskan cruise.

Stephen and Linda Shinkle in 1965. and Linda Shinkle in 1965.