They were married by Rev. Leo Schmidt at the Roachdale Presbyterian Church on Aug. 12, 1962. They have four children and eight grandchildren.
Dave and Bonnie were both schoolteachers with South Putnam School Corporation with a combined 68 years of service. They have enjoyed traveling and celebrated their anniversary with a trip to Hawaii, completing their tour of all 50 states.
Dave and Bonnie will be celebrating their special day with their family and plan to attend church in Roachdale, where their marriage started half a century ago.
If you are interested in congratulating Dave and Bonnie a group has been created on Facebook and you can email a message to DaveandBonnieFlora@groups.facebook.com.