Norman J. and Harriet "Susie" (Weigel) Ruder will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday.
Parents of the couple were Alfred R. and Agnes Ruder, Plainville, and Herbert V. and Martina Weigel, Hays.
He was owner of Service Acid Inc. from 1959 to 1990 and retired following the sale of the company. She was a housewife and mother of four children.
Children of the couple are Douglas A. Ruder and Linda Ruder, both of Hays, Kathy and husband, Roger R. Taylor, Fountain Hills, Ariz., and the late N.J. Ruder Jr.
The couple has five grandchildren, Blythe Brown, Victoria, Breanne Nelson, Merriam, Ryan Taylor, Austin, Texas, Kelsee Taylor Gordon, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Jamie Cornelsen, Hays.
The couple has four great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Cooper Cornelsen, Shiloh Nelson and Emersyn Brown.
For the last 60 years, the couple has enjoyed traveling, golfing and spending their time between Hays and Rio Verde, Ariz.
Norman J. and Harriet "Susie" (Weigel) Ruder were married June 29, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.