Len and Mary Sue Defend will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 12.
They were married July 12, 1963 in Mound City, IL They have two children: Dan and Virginia Defend of Monticello and Mike and Lori Defend of Effingham. They also have five grandchildren: Eric, Evan, Alesha, Brittany, and Emily Defend. Mary Sue’s mother, Irene Day, resides in Shelbyville.
A card shower is planned for them. Card may be sent to 1504 North Spruce, Shelbyville IL 62565.