Gordon and Phyllis (Reisenburg) Bacon, Elkhart, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.
They were married June 2, 1944 in Sharon, Wis.
They will be honored at an anniversary open house celebration June 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church in Goshen. The couple requests no gifts.
Their children include Ron (Debra) Bacon, The Villages, Fla., Joel (Carol) Bacon, San Antonio, Texas, Robert (Carol) Bacon, Maxwell, Iowa, and Barbara (Dr. David) Cling, Miami, Fla. They have 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He served 17 years as pastor of various churches, including West Eckford Missionary Church, Beulah Missionary Church, Gospel Center Missionary Church and Warsaw Missionary Church. He served as district superintendent of the Missionary Church North Central District for six years, with the National Association of Evangelicals for 20 years and with Bethel College for 16 years. He is a former member of the Elkhart Exchange Club.
She served as district manager of Field Enterprises Education Corp. for 12 years.