Tony and Sophia Baca, of Belen, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
The couple was married on Oct. 18, 1952, at Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in Tomé.
Both are retired, and are members of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.
They have 12 children, and numerous grandchildren, great-grand children and great-great grandchildren.
The Bacas celebrated their wedding anniversary surrounded with family, and a very special blessing and Mass with Father Clement Niggel and Deacon Manny Trujillo.
The Valencia County News-Bulletin is a locally owned and operated community newspaper, dedicated to serving Valencia County since 1910 through the highest journalistic and professional business standards. The VCNB is published weekly on Thursdays, including holidays both in print and online.