Robert and JoAnn (Hess) Franken, Fanning, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 6. The couple belongs to St. Charles Catholic Church, Troy.
They were married June 6, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Atchison. They will celebrate with a family dinner in Atchison.
Mr. and Mrs. Franken have eight children: Vickie Roberts, Topeka, Barbara (Tim) Collins, Highland, William (Janet) Franken, Wathena, Steve (Lori) Franken, Topeka, Michael (Rebecca) Franken, Topeka, Paul (Karen) Franken, Pea Ridge, Ark., Robert P. Franken, Fanning, and Brian (Sue) Franken, Troy. They also have 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
They requests no gifts. Cards may be sent to: Bob and JoAnn Franken, 1556 Heartland Road, Troy, KS 66087.