Vernon and Karolina Engel, of Sioux City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their family from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Parish Center at Mater Dei (formerly known as IC Parish).

Cards may be sent to 1318 S. Royce, Sioux City, IA 51106.

Their children are Donna Moreland of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Elizabeth Thompson of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Mike Engel of Springfield, Nebraska, John (Roxann) Engel of Omaha, and Rose (Mike) Hoyt of Omaha. They have 16 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren.

Vernon married the former Karolina Schneid on Oct. 12, 1957, in Wurzburg, Germany, at the Catholic church on the Army base. Vernon retired after working at a service station in South Sioux City for 20 years. Karolina is a retired domestic engineer. The couple are members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.