On Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Larson of Concordia will observe their sixtieth wedding anniversary at the home of their son, Joe Larson and Mrs. Larson, 424 East 14th street, from 2 to 4 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Larson were childhood sweethearts; both attended the Gotland school They were married Feb. 16, 1899, at the home of her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Benson near Concordia. Mr. Larson is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Larson. They lived on a farm near Concordia until they retired in 1943 and moved to their present home, 309 East 13th street, Concordia. His sister, Mrs. Ida Bramwell and his brother, August Larson, and Mr and Mrs. Ben Vincent were at the wedding in 1899 and will be at the 60th anniversary open house.
Their children, Mrs. Fred Holbert, Wilbur Larson and Joe Larson, all of Concordia and Howard Larson of Miltonvale, all plan to be with them on their anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Larson have eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.