JANESVILLE-Pauline and John Bender celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family.
Bender and Pauline McGinnis were married Oct. 5, 1963, at St. Peters Cathedral, Rockford, Ill. They are both retired.
Their family includes Sharon and Kelly Steed, Milton; John and Karen Bender, Lake Forest, Ill.; Bob and Sarah Beth Bender, Artesia, N.M.; and Rick Bender and Michelle Danielson, Janesville. They also have eight grandchildren.