BLOOMINGTON — James and Sandy Gottschalk of Bloomington will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at Downs Fire Station Community Room, 102 W. Main St.
Gottschalk and Sandy Short were married Sept. 14, 1957, at St. Luke Union Church, Bloomington. Their attendants were Ron Stutzman and Karol Harris.
They are the parents of Julie (Phil) Kronmiller, LeRoy; Steve Gottschalk, Minier; Nancy (Scott) Builta, McLean; and Jill (Ramsey) Oliveri, Jacksonville, Fla. They have eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was a self-employed carpenter and is retired. She retired from State Farm in 2003.