Gene and Vera (Wittry) Derner will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.
The couple were married on Sept. 26, 1959, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church by Monsignor O.W. Koester.
Their children are Dale (Karen) Derner of Carroll, Janet (Dean) Schulte of Creston, Carol (Michael) Bayer of Carroll, Mary (Steve) Mikkelsen of Dedham, John (Robyn) Derner of Granger, Tony (Pamela Eischeid) Derner of Dedham, and Pat (Kelley) Derner of Carroll.
They have 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Their family requests a card shower in their honor.
Cards and well-wishes may be sent to P.O. Box 56, Dedham, IA 51440.