They were married by Rev. Leo Schmidt at the Roachdale Presbyterian Church Aug. 12, 1962.
They have four children and eight grandchildren.
Dave and Bonnie were both school teachers at South Putnam School Corporation, with a combined 68 years of service.
They have enjoyed traveling and celebrated their anniversary with a trip to Hawaii, completing their tour of all 50 states.
Dave and Bonnie celebrated their special day with their family and attended church in Roachdale, where their marriage started half a century ago.
Those interested in congratulating Dave and Bonnie may do so on a group created on Facebook. E-mail messages to DaveandBonnieFlora@groups.facebook.com.