Mr. and Mrs. Joe (Louise) Kunkel of Wyanet will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a Mass at 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tiskilwa. The family will enjoy dinner following the service at Verucchi’s Supper Club in Spring Valley.
Joseph and Louise were married Aug. 22, 1953, in Holy Family Catholic Church, Oglesby, and live at 16061 1200 North Ave., Wyanet. They are the parents of seven children, Michael (Sharon) Kunkel of Eddyville, Ky., Linda (Mac) Abbey of Cairo, Egypt, David (Jill) Kunkel of Wyanet, Edward (Peggy) Kunkel of Princeton, Robert (Erin) Kunkel of Osh Kosh, Wis., Mary Jo (Mike) Gustafson of Princeton and Gary (Sara) Kunkel of Madison, Wis. They also have 29 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Joe is retired from farming and Louise is a homemaker. They are members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiskilwa.
They request that gifts be omitted.