Richard and Eileen Shanker of Salem are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 31, 1951.
Mr. Shanker was employed for 29 years at Salem Sterling Boat Trailer Co., 18 years at MPI Labels in Sebring, and 13 years at The Label Team in Salem. He retired on his 80th birthday from The Label Team.
Mrs. Shanker was employed for 12 years as a label artist at MPI Labels in Sebring. She retired to be full-time homemaker. They are active members of the First Presbyterian Church of Salem and also were active members of the Salem Elks Lodge.
The Shankers have three daughters, Karen (Brian) Stroup, Connie Clark, and the late Susan (Thomas) Schmid. They also have eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A dinner to celebrate with friends and family will be held on Sept. 3 at Drake's Landing.