Marciano, 98, and Trinidad Ruiz, 88, of Robstown celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1 with a surprise party given by family and friends. They were married in Edinburg on Feb. 1, 1940.

Their children are Robert (Magdalena) Ruiz, Petra (Raul Jr.) Zuniga, and the late Richard (Lydia Herrera) Ruiz; grandchildren, Deborah, the late Lisa Diane R. (Michael) Naegele, Bobby Kim, Raul III (Melinda E.), Ruby Anne and Rene Richard (Jessica) Ruiz; and great-grandchildren, Kyle and Krystrn of Maryland, Dominick E., Nia, and Van Ruiz.