---- — Robert and Florence (Hixson) Lutes, New Paris, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
They were married Dec. 31, 1953, by the Rev. Edward Grant at New Paris Methodist Church.
They are planning a family celebration.
Their children include Ralph and Melba Lutes, Shipshewana, Mary Ann and Dale Holderman, New Paris, and Rick and Amy Lutes, Hampshire, Ill. They have two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The Lutes’ have farmed since 1953. He worked as a mason for Rock Builders and retired from Nu-Way Construction and farming in 1997.
She worked as office manager and bookkeeper for Veada Industries and held the same position at DJ Construction. She retired in 1997.