Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Conklin

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Conklin celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a reception Jan. 12, 2008, in Traverse City, MI. The reception was hosted by their family.

Mr. Conklin and the former Nona Workman were married Jan. 10, 1943, in Owosso, MI, by the Rev. Holman.

He is retired from teaching. She is retired from being a physician's office receptionist.

The couple have four children, Norma Raffaelli of Traverse City, MI; Richard Conklin of Galesburg, MI; Thomas Conklin of South Wellfleet, MA; Pat Berger-Shiley of Northport, MI.

There are 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.