John and Carolyn Wise, Linwood, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at their son Scott’s home, 22332 Golden Rd., Linwood.
John E. Wise and Carolyn Christensen were married Sept. 3, 1950, at Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver.
John taught at Roxbury and Washington high schools and continues to farm near Linwood. Carolyn taught in Tonganoxie before retiring.
They have two sons, Bruce, Lawrence, and Scott, Linwood; a daughter, Karen Aeschliman, Sabetha; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The couple requests no gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Finley celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26.
They were married in New York City. They moved to Bonner Springs in 1951.
They have five children — Carol Bristow, James (Bub) Finley, Linda McDonough, Mark Finley and Michael Finley. They have 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A dinner at Hereford House and a cake reception was enjoyed in their honor.