Jim and Sylvia Wade celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at New Riegel Cafe, with their family, and a Mass to bless their marriage Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church.
They were united Jan. 3, 1959, at St. Aloysius Church, Republic, by the Rev. Francis H. Seper.
Jim is the son of the late William and Joyce Wade. After serving in the Navy, Jim worked and retired after 40 years from National Machinery as graphics manager.
Sylvia is the daughter of the late William and Evelyn Omlor and is a homemaker.
They are the parents of five children, Jeff (Nancy) Wade, Joyce (Ohlen) Hippler, Mark (Lori) Wade, Lisa (Abel) Reyes and Jackie (Mark) Shandilis.
They are have eight grandchildren.