Joe and Dorinda Capodice of Austin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 20.
Joe and Dorinda met on a blind date while Joe was serving in the U.S. Navy in San Diego, Calif., and it's been true love ever since.
Before moving to Austin, the Capodices lived in Cedaredge and in Gunnison for 22 years. They have two children, Anthony Capodice of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Adrienne (Neil) Sanchez of Grand Junction. They also have two grandchildren, Noah and Max Sanchez.