Robert Allen and Reba Alene Martin of Belgium celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family get-together on Feb. 16, 2013. The event was hosted by their children.
Robert Martin and Reba Emmons were married Feb. 14, 1953, in Crawford County.
Robert was a maintenance technician and Reba was an office manager.
The couple has three children, Douglas Allen (Roxanne) Martin of Fredrick, Md., Deborah Alene Martin of Belgium and Dora Ann (David) Crowl of Catlin.
They also have seven grandchildren, Douglas Robert Howell of Indianapolis; Derek Allen (Katie) Howell of McHenry; Isaiah Martin Crowl, Josiah Taylor Crowl and Cheyann Claral Crowl, all of Catlin; and Norah F. Howell and Desmond F. Howell, both of McHenry.