Lawrence and Georgena (Risinger) Wallace will be celebrating their 60th anniversary. They were married Sept. 18, 1953, at the Homer City Presbyterian Church, Homer City.
They have five children: Ann Burk and husband Steve, of Seymour, Mo.; Tom Wallace and wife Kathy, of Marion Center; Beth Wallace, of Breaman, Ohio; Ruth Sanders and husband Victor, of Salem, Ohio; and Tim Wallace and wife Leslie, of Marion Center.
Completing the family are 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren, with one on the way.
The Wallaces are the seventh generation to own and operate the family dairy farm. Georgena for many years helped on the farm and enjoys gardening, reading and music. They have had an interest in ministry to children. Lawrence served on the board of the Indiana Wesleyan School for many years.
They have been active in the Indiana Wesleyan Methodist Church, teaching and driving the church van to bring in children for more than 30 years.
A dinner with the family is planned. They would enjoy hearing from all their family and friends with a card shower. Cards can be sent to Lawrence and Georgena Wallace, 854 Wrigden Run Road, Marion Center, PA 15759.