Frank and Shirley Bland will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 4, 2013. The couple was married May 4, 1963 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Rev. John T. Spalding.
Mrs. Bland is the former Shirley Hamilton. They have four children, Ginny Branstrator, Denise Bland, Brenda Carter and John Bland; and nine grandchildren.