Arnold and Jacqueline Merkes

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Merkes, of Manchester, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, with a family gathering Sunday, Oct. 27.

Arnold Merkes and Jacqueline Werner were married Oct. 2, 1959 at Immaculate Conception Church in Sand Springs.

They have six children: Nancy Merkes, Marcia Nefzger, Amy (Dan) Hahesy, Daryl (Linda) Merkes, Jeni (Rod) Ingles and Jon (Jenni) Merkes.

They have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to: 805 N. Franklin, Manchester, IA 52057.