JANESVILLE-Rita and Stewart Yankton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to the West Coast earlier this summer and with an open house for family and friends Oct. 5.
Yankton and Rita Bomkamp were married Oct. 5, 1963, at St. John's Catholic Church, Muscoda. He served in the Air Force, worked at Parker Pen for almost 30 years and retired from Fiskars Inc. She is retired from Trinity Episcopal Church, Janesville.
Their family includes Chris and Todd Luckow, Lomira; Barbara and Tim Craighead, West Bend; Doug Yankton, Houston, Texas; Rich Yankton, St. Louis Park, Minn.; and Janice and Andy Tiedt and Cindy and Troy Larson, all of Evansville. They also have 12 grandchildren.