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Ben and Carol Ann Divin today

Ben and Carol Ann Divin of Bolivar recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren in Chicago.

The couple was married May 24, 1969, at St. Agnes Cathedral in Springfield by Monsignor John Westhues.

The pair is retired and lives south of Bolivar.

Reflecting on their milestone, they say they “thank God for the graces we received in the Sacrament of marriage and for His many blessings.”

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Carol Ann and Ben Divin in 1969

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