Cliff and Helen Werth, Hays, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday with a 5 p.m. Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, with Father Kevin Weber and Father Earl Befort concelebrating.

A reception, dinner and danced followed at VFW Hall.

The couple also celebrated with a special anniversary Mass and reception Aug. 18 at Immaculate Heart of Mary, with the Most Rev. Edward J. Weisenburger, bishop of the Salina Diocese, celebrating.

Children of the couple are Bob Werth and wife, Silvana, Omaha, Neb., Jim Werth and wife, Susan, Kay Gottschalk and husband, Gene, Dick Werth and wife, Kay, Dave Werth and wife, Debbie, and Tim Werth and wife, Sandee, all of Hays.

The couple has 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Cliff and Helen (Braun) Werth were married Oct. 7, 1952, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays, with Father Alfred Carney, officiating.