Larry and Paula Kersten of Runaway Bay celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon Feb. 1, at Pronto’s Italian Restaurant in Bridgeport.
Larry and the former Paula Siehl were married Jan. 30, 1954, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Detroit, Mich.
Their children are Pamela Green of San Marcos, Laura Belcher of Paradise, Lisa Ellerbrook of Mineral Wells and Loren Kersten of Haslet. They have nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Larry retired from General Motors after 33 years of service. He served as Wise County election judge and on the Runaway Bay Planning and Zoning commission for five years.
Paula is a homemaker. She served on the city council for two years.
They are members of St. John’s Catholic Church in Bridgeport.