Keith and Edna Penner of Seymour celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a Penner-Fetherston family reunion at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, during the Fourth of July weekend.
Keith and the former Edna Fetherston were married Sept. 3, 1955, at First Methodist Church in Great Bend, Kansas.
They have four children, William (Linda Heckman) Penner, Brian (Jeanne Mitchell) Penner, Karen (Brian) Rogers and Susan (Randy) Shipley; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He retired in June 1996 from Silgan Plastics, where he was plant quality control manager. He is a 1956 graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry.
He began his career as a chemist for Standard Oil of Indiana, working in a research center in Whiting before moving to Seymour.
She attended Colorado Women’s College and Kansas State University with a major of home economics education. She was a homemaker raising her children before working as a teacher’s aide and tutor for Seymour Community Schools.
They have been members of Trinity United Methodist Church since shortly after moving to Seymour in 1956.
A reception is planned for the Penners for family and friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Celebrations in Seymour. The couple requests no gifts; cards are appreciated.