Don and Rachel (Hunt) Budden of Petersburg are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 17, 1961, at Sacred Heart Church, Fillmore.
They have seven children: Jayne (Ted) Neiers, Cascade; Beverly (deceased); Janet (Steve Helbing) Gotto, Peosta; Judy (Ron) Pirc, Dyersville; Russell Budden, Dyersville; Pamela Ostwinkle, Cedar Rapids; and Todd (Lindsey) Budden, Dyersville.
They are blessed with 12 grandchildren: Beth (Pete) Cunico, Andalusia, Ill.; Chad (Molly) Donovan, Vergennes, Vt.; Matthew Gotto and Haley Gotto, both deceased; Morgan (Bryce McDermott) Gotto, Epworth; Dylan (Blair Burds) Gotto, Peosta; Kelsey (Austin) Meeker, Farley; Garrett Pirc, Dyersville; Hayden (Abby Todd) Ostwinkle, Iowa City; Hunter Ostwinkle, Cedar Rapids; Tori (Jacob Bockensted) Budden and Brooklyn Budden, Dyersville. They also have four great-grandchildren: Caleb and Kendall Cunico and Conor and Lyla Donovan.
A family celebration will be held at a later date.