Freddy Sr. and Christa Massanet of Vilonia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at their home with family and friends.
Freddy Massanet Sr. met Christa Popp while he was stationed in Bamberg, Germany, after joining the United States Army. The couple married on Nov. 9, 1963, in Christa’s hometown of Katswang, Germany.
The Massanets moved to Vilonia in 1980, shortly after Freddy retired from the Army. They have two sons, Freddy Massanet Jr. and wife Terri, Larry Massanet and wife Hila, all of Vilonia; and one grandson, Justin Massanet of Ward.