Ron and Sue Ancell of Mendon, Ill., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a party March 5 at the Tangerine Bowl Banquet Hall, hosted by their children.
Mr. Ancell and the former Sue Furry were married March 2, 1957, at Grandview Baptist Church.
Mrs. Ancell is a daughter of the late Floyd and Lena Furry. Mr. Ancell is a son of the late Charlie and Fay Ancell.
They are the parents of Peggy Padavic, Alan and Mary King, Karen Tripp and Harold Ancell, all of Mendon, Bill and Melony Ancell of Ursa, Ill., and Chuck and Janet Ancell of Quincy. They have 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Ancell is retired and enjoys being outside and camping.
Mrs. Ancell is also retired and enjoys crocheting.
They are of the Christian faith and enjoy going to church and spending time with family.
The couple met at a party.