Rathermel — 60 years

Gene and Elaine Rathermel, of Fort Dodge, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

Cards may be sent to them at 2216 Eighth Ave. S., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Their family includes Mick and Dani Rathermel, Fort Dodge; Kent and Bea Rathermel, Irvine, Calif.; and Tim and Penny Rathermel, Bardwell, Ky. They have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

They were married in Fort Dodge on March 28, 1953. He is retired from advertising management, and she is a housewife.