Bob and Ellen Boatman are celebrating 35 years of marriage. They were married April 30, 1977, at the United Methodist church in Darlington.
They have 5 children: Ryan (Kari) Boatman of Janesville, Scott (Lynnette) Boatman of Darlington, Casey (Sarah) Boatman of Monticello, Shannon (Jamie) Williams of Leaf River, Ill., and Ashley (Mark) Gossens of Janesville. They also have 10 grandchildren with the eleventh on the way.
Bob and Ellen will celebrate their anniversary at a gathering with close family and friends.