Don and Eleanor Cordell

Don and Eleanor Cordell of Morton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in July with friends and family in Michigan, planned by their children, and will also celebrate with family in December.

Don Cordell and Eleanor R. Masten were married Aug. 23, 1964 at First Baptist Church in Havana, Ill.

They have four children: Alan (Melinda) Cordell, Ryan Cordell, Daren (Carrie) Cordell and Lynn (Scott) Mealiff. They also have five grandchildren.

Don retired from Morton District 709 as director of guidance. Eleanor retired from the Village of Morton.