Bill and Marie Stanley celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 27 in Wichita.
Bill Stanley and Marie Roach were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 1960 at St. Rose of Lima Church in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. George Mueller. At the time of his retirement, Bill was the National Service Manager for Primus Sterilizer Company Inc. Marie is a homemaker. The couple has three children, Richard and Linda Stanley, Darren and B.J. Stanley and Jan and Bryon Morton, all of Great Bend; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The couple enjoys traveling and plans a trip through the south this winter.