Wilbur D. "Jack" and Pattie Welch are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 26, 1952, at the First Baptist Church in Marietta.
She is the daughter of the late Ralph and Corrine Davis, and he is the son of the late Herman and Jessie Welch of Vincent.
They have three children: Jeff Welch and wife Nann, Judy Church and husband Jeff, and Kelly Garcia and husband David; eight grandchildren, Ryan (Emily), Brett, and Kyle Welch, Bailey and Marshal Church, and Joe (Heather), Cassie Jo, and Michael Garcia; and three great-grandchildren, Kylee, Bryce, and Aubree Welch. They have been members of Gilman United Methodist Church for 55 years.