ESCANABA - William and Shirley Benson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 6 at the Assembly of God Church.
Shirley Benson is the owner of a bridal and alterations shop, while William Benson is a retired retail manager.
The couple are the parents of seven children, 19 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
Shirley and William Benson
The anniversary celebration will be given in their honor by their children, James Benson, Pamela Lewis, Deborah Wolff, Robina Wolff, William Benson, Jennifer Gordanier, and Robert Benson.