Gordon Herbert Andersen and Gladys Emma Denny were married Nov. 5, 1964, in Portland, Ore. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 8, 2014, in Salem, Ore. at a dinner event with family and close friends. 

Gordon and Gladys have enjoyed their 50 years as a married couple, attending the Tabernacle Church in Portland for a few years and the Salem Central Church for more than 40 years.

The Andersen family includes Bruce and Susan Andersen of Corvallis, Mont.; Carla Andersen of Salem, Ore.; and 5 grandchildren.

August 15, 2014