Robert and Frances Beck

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beck of Woodbury since May 2012, formerly of Vienna, Va., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house on April 8 in Rock Ledge, Fla.

They were married April 8, 1944, at Kendall Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Beck is the former Frances Diefendorf.

The couple have five children: Robert Jr., deceased; Keneth of Woodbury; Ronald of Melbourne, Fla.; Donald of Tennessee; and Sonia Gordon of Ocean City, Md.

They also have seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Mr. Beck retired from Washington Gas Light Co., Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Beck retired from Fairfax County School Board, Fairfax County, Va.

The couple were members of the Antioch Christian Church, Vienna.

Mr. Beck was a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows, Falls Church, Va.

Mrs. Beck was a member of the IOOF Rebecah Lodge.