Mary Louise and Fred Cole Sr. of Wheeling celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Aug. 15.
They were united in marriage Aug. 15, 1953 at First Christian Church, Wheeling, by the late Rev. Hubert L. Barnett.
Mary Louise Cole is the daughter of the late Alvin and Emma Baron.
Fred Cole Sr. is the son of the late John and Maude Cole of Wheeling. He is a retired agent from Nationwide Insurance.
They have three children. The family includes Fred Jr. and and his wife, Mary, of Wheeling; Susan and her husband, Doug McAfee, of Wheeling and Barbara and her husband, Tom Estep, of Wheeling. They have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
They celebrated at a dinner with the family.