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Franklin and Cora Breckenridge celebrate golden wedding anniversary

The couple was married on June 13, 1964.

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 8:03 a.m.

ELKHART — The Rev. Franklin and Cora Breckenridge celebrated their 50th anniversary this month.

They were married by the Rev. Galvin Beckwith at Antioch Baptist Church in East Chicago on June 13, 1964.

The Rev. Breckenridge is the pastor at Olivet A.M.E. Church in South Bend. He is the former pastor of St. James A.M.E. Church in Elkhart and retired associate counsel and assistant secretary at Bayer Corp. Cora retired as a speech pathologist from Elkhart Community Schools.

They have three children, Lejene (Wilbert) Breckenridge-Peete, Franklin Jr. (Loretta) and Emma. They have two grandchildren, Imani Breckenridge-Peete and Alana Breckenridge-Peete.

Their daughters live in Elkhart and their son lives in Dubai. The entire family came together for the celebration.

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