Mary and Jerry Riedel of Fort Wayne are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married September 19, 1953 at St. Paul's Lutheran church in Stanwood Iowa.
Jerry retired from NCR as district manager in 1987 after 33 years, and started his own business, MBS of Indiana, and retired fully in 2005. Mary has been a busy homemaker and active in community events such as president of Newcomers Club and president of her church's women's guild.
The Riedel's have five children: Kevin (Jannie) of Overland Park Kansas, Teri (Randy) Rumzek of Lansing Michigan, Susan (Robert) Pickard, Jan (Randy) Fillmore and Leslie (Don) Crandall, all of Fort Wayne and 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The couple will celebrate their special day with a dinner with family.