SHERIDAN — Vernon and Mary Schwartz Ottema of Sheridan are celebrating 60 years of marriage today.
The couple was married April 9, 1954, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mandon, N.D.
They have made their home in Wyoming for 42 years of their married life. They have three children, Sandra Ottema, Mark (Sue) Ottema and Myron (Deb) Ottema, all of Sheridan.
They have five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The couple will celebrate the occasion with an event in May for family and friends.