Thomas and Gayle Francis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 6 at Trinity Methodist Church in Salina.
Jim worked for Kansas Department of Transportation for more than 40 years while living in Marion, Clay Center, Bennington, and rural Salina.
Gayle worked at home as a homemaker while their children were young, but later worked for Marion and Bennington grade schools, Bennington State Bank, and Prudential Insurance Co.
They have four children: the late Debbie Francis Trimble of Bennington; Doug Francis of Solomon; Devin Francis of Wamego; and Dirk Francis of Salina. They also have 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
The couple requests no gifts, but cards may be sent to Jim and Gayle Francis, 240 W. Robson Rd., Salina KS 67401.