Charles and Opal Martin celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary

Staff reports

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martin of Illinois City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 30.

Charles and Opal (Gentzler) were married Oct. 30, 1948 in Muscatine Iowa. Charles and Opal are retired farmers. Their children are (Peggy) Joel (Sandra) Ken (Kimberly) (Charles Jr.) Amy. Grand children are (Dennis Jr.) Cristy (Jesse) Chris (Josie) (Michael) Jamie (Jenny) Tommy (Martin) Andrea (Charles III deceased) (Brandy) Tyson (Heather) (Maynard) Tifiny Jenny Bobby. Great-grand children; David, Arieanna, Coltin, Even, Breace, Austin, Moses, TJ, Zoe, Isabella, Dodge, Josiah, and one on the way Feb. 25, 2009.