Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie McDowell recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
Ronnie Lee McDowell and Janet Kay Cooper were married on July 30, 1960, at Woburn Batptist Church, with the Rev. Dale Bennett officiating.
They are the parents of three children: Kimberly Frederick and husband Bill of Washington, Mo.; Todd McDowell and wife Christi of Vandalia; and Jana Shafer and husband Todd of Vandalia.
They have five grandchildren: Lyndsay, Adam, Tessa, Gage and Jacob; and 11 great-grandchildren: Macy, Jaida, Aleigh, Zayden, Kynlea, Landen, Dawsyn, Liam, Jordan, Johnathan and Zachary.
Ronnie retired from Crane Packing Co. after 42 years. Janet retired as a hairdresser after 35 years and was co-owner of Jan’s Cinderella Shoppe with her mother, Beatrice Cooper.
A celebration was postponed due to COVID-19, so family and friends may send cards to: Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie McDowell, 1327 Morning Glory Drive, Vandalia, Ill. 62471.