Elaine and Joe Varnadore of Spencer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1. Elaine Wahlstrom Varnadore graduated from Newell Providence High School in 1963 and is the sister of Betty Movall of Newell. She joined the army, where the couple met, at Fort Benjamin Harrison. They were married on the army base in Indianapolis, Ind. After the wedding they were stationed in various locations like Washington, D.C. and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.