Robert and Rosalyn (McIntire) Eppens will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Jan. 18.
Bob and Rosie were married at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Decorah Jan. 18, 1953. They spent their early marriage living in several locations around the United States, including Geneva, N.Y. and Austin, Minn.; but the majority of their life together has been in Calmar and Decorah.
Bob is a retired Decorah police officer and Rosie is retired from Luther College, where she worked at the Union information desk.
They have five children: Larry Eppens, Bob (Tammy) Eppens, Linda (Jeff) Rodman, Kevin Eppens and Lori (Dennis) Ernest. They also have seven grandchildren and one preat-grandchild.