Monroe and Corinne Hughbanks, both residents of  The Cedars, in McPherson will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 2. 

They will be honored with a reception from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 9 at The Cedars. 

Corine Neubauer and Monroe Hughbanks were married on Sept. 2, 1948, in Attica. Both received doctorates from the University of Nebraska and taught many years at McPherson College. 

Their children are: Steve Hughbanks and wife, Nancy, Wichita; Melody Athey and husband, Bill, Lindsborg, Vince Hughbanks and wife, Traci, both deceased.  They have eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.