Jean (Anders) and Ron Melvin will celebrate 60 years of marriage Aug. 2.
They were married Aug. 2, 1959, in the United Presbyterian Church in Stronghurst, Ill.
Ron retired from from Illinois State Police in 1994. Jean was employed as a receptionist for Dr. M. I. Rajput.
Their children are Michael (deceased), Lori (Gary) Whitehall, and Jon (Heidi) Melvin.
They have four grandchildren.
The couple will celebrate with a family dinner.