Allen and Sheila Behnke

Allen Robert “Al” and Sheila Mohan Behnke will celebrate their 50th anniversary May 8.

They were married May 8, 1970, by the Rev. Fred Ryan at Most Precious Blood Church in Hyde Park, Mass.

She is a graduate of Boston Business School. She worked as a secretary at Northeastern University in Boston, and also at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.

He is a graduate of Northeastern University with a master’s degree in chemical engineering.

He also served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Dupont and volunteered at the Parkersburg Humane Society.

The couple have two children, Michael (Garen) Behnke and Robert (Jill) Behnke, as well as two grandchildren, Ryleigh Barrett and Colton Behnke.

A celebration of their anniversary will be held at a later date.


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