Ernest and Rosemary (Engel) Pfeifer, rural Ellis, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren with a Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis, followed by a family dinner Sept. 23.

Children of the couple are Ernie Pfeifer Jr. and wife, Sherry, David Pfeifer and wife, LuAnn, Jerry Pfeifer and wife, Nancy, Sandy Rome and husband, James, and Jim Pfeifer and wife, Linda, all of Ellis, and Christine Gist and husband, Mike, Hays.

The couple has 12 grandchildren, Ernie Pfeifer III, Lynn Leiker, Jessica Klaus, Sarah Gist, Danielle Flinn, Dylan Pfeifer, Nicole Pfeifer, Cole Pfeifer, Scott Pfeifer, Lexie Rome, Derek Pfeifer and Alyssa Rome. The couple also has eight great-grandchildren.

Ernest and Rosemary (Engel) Pfeifer were married Sept. 28, 1957, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Munjor.