FOLLANSBEE - Bill and Fran Kowalik celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
The couple were wed June 9, 1951, at the Methodist Parsonage in Follansbee.
He is an Army veteran, having served in the Philippines during World War II, and a retired employee with 30 years of service at Follansbee Steel.
Born Frances Mihlbauer, she was a homemaker.
They have three children: Dorothy Miller and Sharon and Michael, all of Follansbee. There are three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
After returning from a vacation at Canaan Valley Resort in West Virginia, they celebrated their anniversary again at a dinner with their family.