Aileen Gene (Anderson) and John Rolland Christenson will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering on Sunday. They were married Dec. 28, 1947, in Elim Lutheran Church, Marquette.
They have enjoyed a full life of service and work in Kansas and Iowa.
He served in Chanute, and in Iowa, Marshalltown, Urbandale, and Davenport.
Gene is a registered nurse and worked as an office nurse in several doctor's offices in Minnesota and Iowa. She also worked for an accounting firm in Davenport, Iowa.
They were blessed with three children: son, Richard and family in Florissant, Mo.; son, Stuart and family in Mt. Holly Springs, Penn.; and daughter, Gayle and family of Casper, Wyo.
Cards may be sent to Rolland and Gene Christenson, 543 W. Garfield St., Lindsborg, KS 67456.