Joe and Joan Daniels of Ravenna recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
They began celebrating by renewing their wedding vows on June 2 at the same altar as 60 years ago. They were married June 6, 1953, at Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna.
They continued to celebrate at a party given in their honor on July 5 at Apco Lodge at Lake Hodgson in Ravenna.
The event was hosted by their children and their spouses, Dave Daniels of Kent, Tom and Julie Nader of Rootstown, Ron and Patty Daniels of Ravenna, Tom and Margie Daniels of Ravenna, and Doug and Holly Taylor of Kent. The couple's 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren enjoyed the celebration.
Many other family members and friends also shared the celebration. Some family members were in town from Illinois, North Carolina and Texas.
Joe and Joan's wedding memorabilia on display included wedding pictures, cards, flowers, the dress and veil, cake topper, and honeymoon memories.
Even the honeymoon expenses were displayed, which was a total of $81.34 for gas, food, and motel for four nights in Niagara Falls.