GLADSTONE - Leonard and Frances (Cody) Mackie of Gladstone recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. The couple exchanged wedding vows March 26, 1949, in West Branch, Mich.
Attendants of the bride and groom were the late Floyd and Dorothy Nestell, sister and brother-in-law of the bride.
A family dinner in celebration of the anniversary is being planned for a later date.
Frances and Leonard Mackie
Leonard is retired from P&H. He enjoys biking and walking, and he is a "news junkie."
Frances, who was a full-time wife and mother, now enjoys reading books and trying not to cook.
The couple has six children: Cheryl (Dave) Belongie, Linda (Mike) Saari, and Randy Mackie, all of Gladstone; Sharon (Joe) Pascoe, and Glenn Mackie of Escanaba; and Lenny (Shorty) Mackie of Two Rivers, Wis.
They also have seven grandchildren, two stepsons, nine great-grandchildren and one more on the way, and three step-grandchildren with another on the way.