Charles and Anna Whiteman of Hoopeston will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their family. The event will be from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Hoopeston United Methodist Church, 403 E. Main St.
Whiteman and Clara Anna Crose were married June 6, 1954, at First United Methodist Church, Hoopeston, with Boyd R. Rudd officiating.
Charles retired from the Hoopeston Post Office after 12 years and the Illinois National Guard after 35 years. Anna retired from the Hoopeston School District cafeteria after 22 years.
They have three children, Stephanie Myers and Judy (Rod) Allen, both of Hoopeston, and Stephen (Vicki) Whiteman of Stafford, Va.; seven grandchildren, Amanda (Jesse) Grupe, Aimee Perrault, James Allen, Matthew Whiteman, Samantha (Kyle) Fitzgerald, Mark Allen and Jessica (Raymond) McConnell; and six great-grandchildren.