Russell and Jo Ann Knowles celebrated their 60th anniversary Feb. 11, 2016.
Russell Knowles and the former Jo Ann Isinghood were married Feb. 11, 1956, in St. John’s Catholic Church in Wellsburg, W.V. Father John Halpin officiated.
Russell retired from Truck Transport.
Jo Ann retired from Saint Anthony’s Hospital.
Their children are Connie Averbeck of Godfrey, Mark Knowles of Glen Carbon, Laura Steward of Godfrey, David Knowles of Godfrey and Barabara Nasif of Alton. They have nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The couple will celebrate their 60th anniversary with an open house at 1 p.m. April 23, 2016, at Belk Park Championship Golf Course in Wood River. The event will be hosted by their children.