The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 24, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Johnson


The Commercial-News

— Tony and Joanne Johnson will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Immanuel Lutheran Church’s gym on Bowman Avenue.

They were married on Nov. 21, 1953, on Tony’s 20th birthday, at St. James United Methodist Church. They also are celebrating Tony’s 80th birthday.

Tony graduated from the University of Illinois in 1955, and retired from Hyster Co. Joanne retired from Koehn Motors.

The open house will be hosted by their children, Cindy (Mike) Waters and Toni (Mark) Chase, both of Danville; Lisa (Dave) Richardson of Palm Harbor, Fla.; Wes Johnson of Bloomington; and Jay Johnson of Chicago. They have 17 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two deceased grandchildren.