They were married Sept. 14, 1962, in Goshen by Pastor Harold DeWeerd.
The couple have four children: Tim (Pam) Butt, Indianapolis; Kathy (Dennis) Petty, Carmel; Kristina (Paul) Long, Milford; and Karen (Terry) Templin, Milford. They also have 15 grandchildren.
Burton is co-owner of Butt Timmons Construction. Henny is a homemaker.
To celebrate the couple plan on renewing their vows and are taking a 50th anniversary trip to Branson, Mo., in the future.