Russell and Jean Shank of Franklin are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary.

Mr. Shank and his wife, the former Jean Stephens, were married April 17, 1971, at Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Franklin.

He is retired from MainSource Bank.

She is a retired accountant.

They are the parents of Randy Blackwell of Englewood, Florida, Sheila (Tom) Hood of Franklin and Dawn (Richard) Surface of Bargersville. They have seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.