Mr. and Mrs. John Hilvers will celebrate 60 years of marriage on April 24.
A family vacation is planned.
Hilvers and the former Annette Schimmoeller were married on April 24, 1954, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, the Rev. John Miller officiating.
They are the parents of three daughters: Maria (Greg) Kill, Beth (Dan) Landin of Ottoville and Angela (Matt) Hiegel of Ottawa. They also have seven grandchildren: Mariss Nienberg, Brandt and Bridget Landin, Hannah and Owen Hiegel and Bailey and Brandon Kill.
The Hilvers are lifelong farmers.