Joseph and Doris (Gotto) O'Connell will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house and dance at the Anthon Community Center in Anthon, Iowa on Jan. 13. The open house will be at 7 p.m., followed by the dance at 8 p.m.
The couple is requesting no gifts.
They are the proud parents of Tim (Janeen) of Odessa, Texas, Brian of Smithland, Iowa, Mark of Sioux City, Trudy (Joe) Pierick of Iowa City, Iowa, Patrick (Michelle) of Wheaton, Illinois, Greg of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Sara (Travis) TeGrotenhuis of Hospers, Iowa. They have 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Joseph married Doris on Jan 14, 1958, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oto, Iowa, with the Rev. Ray Weiling officiating. Joseph worked as a farmer and production foreman, while Doris was a homemaker.