Mr. and Mrs. Robert “B.J.” Mueller will celebrate their 50th anniversary Friday.
Robert “B.J.” Mueller and the former Sharon Telford of Vandalia were married on Feb. 24, 1962, in Vandalia at First Baptist Church.
They both attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, he in journalism and she in education.
B.J. joined the Air Force in 1961, serving in Mississippi, Germany and Nebraska.
In 1965, they settled in Ramsey, where he is owner/publisher of The Ramsey News-Journal, owned by the Mueller family since April, 1912.
Sharon retired after 32 years teaching in the Ramsey school system.
They are parents of Brian Mueller of Franklin, Tenn., and Rebecca and her husband Jeff Williams of Johnston City. They have one granddaughter, Makenzie Mueller.
They plan to celebrate their anniversary later in the spring with a family vacation.