Jack Bail of St. Elmo and Jerry Bail of Shabbona, celebrated their 60th birthday on July 18. They spent a weekend at Bail Cottage near St. Elmo.
On Saturday evening, a family dinner was served. On Sunday, the dinner included extended family members.
Attending were brothers, Jim and Linda Bail of Chelsea, Mich., and Scott, Sharon, Jason and Justin Bail, all of Indiana, along with their mother, Erma and Jim Budlove of San Diego, Calif.
Others attending were Jennie and Sophie Greenman of Georgia; Joe, Andi, Jake, Amelia, James and Emily Bail of Aurora; Jerry and Mary Bail of Shabbona; Elizabeth, Lillianne and Tom Berfield of Kentucky; and Jack, Barbara and Haleigh Bail, Mary, Bradly and Dallas Williams, Ron and Karel Ragsdale, Mary and R.W. Smith, and Brent and Theresa Ragsdale from St. Elmo.
The Bail boys surprised their mother, Erma, with gifts and a cake for her upcoming 80th birthday in December.