David and Marie Benson

David and Marie Benson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-5 p.m. Oct. 17 at Hope Lutheran Church, 335 Dairyland Dr., Milton.

Benson and Marie Ratwik were married on Oct. 23, 1965 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Mauston, WI. David is retired from General Motors. Marie, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is a retired educator from the School District of Janesville. She is presently employed by the University of Wisconson-Whitewater.

Their family includes Sonja and Derek Hungness of Middleton, Cindi and Brian Benson of Janesville and Julie and Benjamin Benson of Reno, Nev. They also have nine grandchildren.

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