Carl and Betty Schechinger, Hutchinson, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 16, 2013, with a family celebration at the home of their daughter and son-in-law in Hays.
Schechinger and the former Betty Sill were married Nov. 16, 1953, in Carroll, Iowa. He is retired after 35 years with the Social Security Administration. She is retired after 36 years as a registered nurse.
Their children are Mary and Bernard Smith, Hutchinson, Lou Ann and Gary Geist, Hays, Peggy and Dick Potter, Ness City, and Janet and Brian Mishler, Arnold.
The couple has eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.