Wendell and Louise Austin of Walterville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner with family and friends.
The couple were married Aug. 19, 1951, in Oregon City.
Their children and their spouses are Kathryn and Kent Fudge of Sparks, Nev.; Brad and Roberta Austin and Bob and Sheryl Austin, all of Springfield; and Steve and Denine Austin of Spirit Lake, Idaho. The couple have 10 grandchildren.
Both were active in teaching in the Springfield School District and operated Austin's Consignment Store after retiring.
He sang with the Eugene Gleemen for many years, and she is a member of Walterville Welcome Rebekah Lodge.
Both are 50-year members of the Walterville Grange and Walterville Presbyterian Church.