Jim and Elizabeth Beane of Godfrey celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 7, 2015.
Jim Beane and the former Elizabeth Ruckman were married Oct. 7, 1950, at 12th Street Presbyterian Church in Alton. Their ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Paul Krebs.
Jim is a retired Dairy Farmer and Developer of Fox Run Estates in Godfrey.
Liz worked at Olin Corporation and Godfrey State Bank.
Their children are David Bean of Godfrey and Jan Graham of Atlanta, Ga. They have three grandchildren, Aubrey and Avery Beane of Godfrey and Ashlee Graham of Atlanta.
Jim and Liz celebrated with their kids, granddaughters and some friends on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2015, at their home in Godfrey.