Don and LaVerne Mealiff of Mendon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house, along with his sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Gerald Miller, who are also celebrating 60 years of marriage, from 2 to 4 p.m. June 15 at the Ursa Retreat House. The event will be hosted by their children. Family and friends are invited; they request no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Mealiff were married April 4, 1954, in Immanuel Lutheran Church in Arenzville. Mrs. Mealiff is a daughter of the late Kathryn and Henry Alhorn. Mr. Mealiff is a son of the late Marjorie and Walter Mealiff.
They are the parents of Janet (Stan) Hendrickson of Mendon, David Mealiff of Golden, Colo., Debbie (John) Dowdall of Tucson, Ariz., and Anita (Mike) Stasiak of Lakeland, Fla. They have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Mealiffs are retired from farming. For more than 20 years, they were known by many for their Honey Creek Kettle Corn business that they took to many area fairs and festivals.
They are members of Salem Lutheran Church in Mendon.