Wandola and Charles Benson of Kennewick celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 9 with a gathering of family and friends.
They were married on June 9, 1962, at the Church of God in Pasco.
Wandola is a homemaker.
Charles worked at Hanford for 10 years and then became an electrician and worked for Bonneville Power for 26 years before retiring in January 1996.
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They have three children, Cynthia Benson of Kennewick; Malisa Tims of Kennewick; and Mark Benson of Pasco.
They have six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.