Lawrence and Edna (Fladhammer) Skiple, Fargo, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. May 19 at Fieldstone Village Community Room, 4574 44th Ave. S., Fargo.
They were married May 23, 1953, at Gosen Lutheran Church, Winger, Minn.
Lawrence worked for J.E. Schraeder and NAPA Auto Parts in Crookston, Minn., and he worked at Thibert Chevrolet and the C-Store and also drove a school bus in Red Lake Falls, Minn.
Edna worked at St. Francis and Riverview hospitals in Crookston and she also worked at St. John’s Hospital and Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Red Lake Falls.
They have eight children, Diane (Keith) Kron, Paola, Kan.; Mike Skiple, Grand Forks; Scott (Jackie) Skiple, Beaver Creek, Ohio; Steve Skiple, Bismarck; Darin Skiple, Waconia, Minn.; and Craig (Linda) Skiple, Jason (Anita) Skiple and Richard Skiple, all of Fargo; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.