CELEBRATING THEIR 50TH ANNIVERSARY, Glenda Marie Lasch of Cleveland, Ohio, and Joseph Barton Thompson of Lebanon, Ky., were married June 3, 1961. Mr. Thompson was serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. They lived in Ohio, Kentucky, Louisiana, Florida, and Mississippi before moving to Cleveland, where they lived from 1975 to 1981, then back again in 2003. The Thompsons have three children: David Clinton Thompson of Columbus, Ohio, Christopher Scott Thompson of Houston, Texas, and Catherine S. Tortorich of Cleveland; and seven grandsons. Mrs. Thompson is a retired librarian. She dedicated about five years to the Pearl River (Miss.) County SPCA. Mr. Thompson is a retired heavy equipment mechanic and also had a photography company and an auto repair business in Cleveland. They are both members of St. Therese Catholic Church and former members of the Knights of Columbus.