The McConnells

Gus “Jeff” and Catherine McConnell of Bellevue are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

The couple was married Aug. 8, 1953, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bellevue.

Jeff is a retired farmer and continues to farm.

The former Catherine Miller is a retired school bus driver.

They have 10 children, Terry (Pat) McConnell, Mary (Ed) Ross, Greg (Sherry) McConnell, Sue (George Jr.) Hintze, Nancy Zimmerman, David (Cindy) McConnell, Theresa (Fred) Leber, Mark (Michele) McConnell, Deb (Paul) Havice and Valerie (Mark) Bumb. They also have 26 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

They will celebrate their anniversary with a 4 p.m. Mass Aug. 3, 2013, at St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Marywood, followed by an open house at St. Sebastian Community Center, Bismark.