John and Juanita Roberts of Bethalto are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
John married the former Juanita Soden on March 6, 1954 at Bethany Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, Co. The Rev. C. L. Moser performed the wedding.
John retired from Olin Corp. in East Alton.
Juanita previously worked at a dry cleaning business.
They have two children, Becky and her husband, Doug Streuble of South Roxana and John W. Robert and his wife, Chris, of Bethalto. They have two granddaughters, Heather (Tod) Pick of Maryland Heights, MO, Ashley Streuble of South Roxana; and one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Pick of Maryland Heights, MO.
The celebration will be held at the community room behind the police station on North Prairies St. in Bethalto from 2 until 4 p.m.
The couple has requested no gifts.