Richard and Alice Stanula, residents of Pleasant Prairie for 20 years, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Friday.
Rich and the former Alice Pondel were introduced by her brother, Ron, and were married at St. Clare of Montefalco Church in Chicago on Aug. 10, 1968.
Rich retired from American Metal Technologies, Sturtevant, in 2014. He has served as a deacon at St. Anne Catholic Church since 2012. Alice works as a branch manager at Johnson Bank.
The Stanulas have five children: Deborah Phelps, Evansville, Ind.; Richard Stanula Jr., Cornelius, N.C.; Kevin (Teresa) Stanula, Chicago; Lindsey (Nathan) Ludtke, Waukesha; and Joseph (Nicki) Stanula, Chicago. They also have nine grandchildren.
Rich and Alice stated that “By the love of God we have been blessed with a beautiful family and a loving relationship.”