Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 20.
Robert A. Brown and Jean Marquardt Brown were married by Pastor Raymond Massey at St. Paul Church in Plainfield on June 20, 1964.
The couple are graduates of Joliet Township High School Central Campus, Joliet.
They moved to Baytown, Texas, where Bob was employed by Bayer Corp., makers of the famous Bayer aspirin.
Besides his duties as shipping tech., Bob was also an emergency response team member and EMT.
They have three sons and three granddaughters, all residing in Texas.
After 28 years of service, Robert retired and the couple moved to Southern Illinois where they enjoy their homestead living.
The couple plan a Niagara Falls vacation.