Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gardner were the honored guests at a 60th anniversary dinner hosted by their children on June 27, 2013, at the Chophouse Restaurant in Howland.
Ray and the former Veatrice Perry were married June 27, 1953, at Lordstown Lutheran Church.
Veatrice is a homemaker and Ray retired from Denman Tire Corp.
The couple have four children, Carla (Chuck) DiBell, Ray (Sue) Gardner, Dennis (Pam) Gardner and Laurina (Rick DiBell) Nobbs. They also have 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.