James and Marie Ebbing of 430 Evergreen East, Quincy, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
Mr. Ebbing and the former Marie Simon were married Dec. 12, 1959, at Salem Church, 9th and State, Quincy.
The couple met when Marie lived on a farm in Liberty and James was the milk man!
Marie is a daughter of the late Oscar and Vesta Simon of Liberty, Ill. James is a son of the late Ralph and Regina Ebbing of Galesburg, Ill.
They are the parents of Pam (Wayne) Elston of Quincy, and Debbie (Bill) Woodford of Springfield, Ill. They have four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Ebbing retired from consumer sales and enjoys giving people rides to the St. Louis airport and clinics.
Mrs. Ebbing retired from Spring Lake Country Club and likes to spend time doing counted cross stitch.
Jim and Marie have traveled to all 50 states during their 60 years of marriage.
They are members of Vermont Street United Methodist Church.