Glenn and Esther (Bowers) Anderson, of Kempton, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. A family gathering was held in June at the Lake of the Ozarks, hosted by their children. They married Aug. 21 1954, at Tabor Lutheran in Buffalo, N.Y.
They have four children: Ellen Anderson, of Normal; Lisa (Tom) Martin, of Bourbonnais; Eric (Lauren) Anderson, of Mendota; and Keith (Barb) Anderson, of Maryville. They also have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Glenn is a retired farmer, and Esther is retired from Kankakee Area Career Center.