Lawrence and Marsha Benda 50th wedding anniversary

Marsha and Lawrence Benda, then and now

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Lawrence and Marsha (Welper) Benda of Waukon are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple married August 19, 1972 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lycurgus.

The couple’s children invite friends and family to join them in celebrating the occasion with a card shower. Cards and well wishes may be sent to 22 2nd Avenue SW, Waukon, IA 52172.