Richard Eugene and Laona Kelly Rowe of North Ogden celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Maddox Ranch House Restaurant on May 26.
They were married on June 2, 1952, at First Christian Church in Ogden. Born and raised in Huntsville, he graduated from Weber High School and Salt Lake Barber College. He served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged. His parents were Nicholas T. and Nancy V. Rowe. He was owner/operator of the Ben Lomond Barber Shop in Ogden, retiring in 1993 after serving the public for 39 years. He enjoys family time and events, antiques and shows, occasional travel and gardening.
Born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colo., she moved to Ogden with family in 1949. Her parents were Joseph M. and Mabel M. Kelly. She graduated from Ogden High School and Weber State College. She retired from McKay-Dee Hospital with 25 years of nursing service. Her interests are family time and events, antiques and shows, colored glass, occasional travel and family history.
They have resided in North Ogden for 55 years.
Their children and spouses are Steve and Suzette Rowe, Salt Lake City; Sharon and Kelly Daneluk, Kaysville; and Scott Rowe, North Ogden.
They have four grandchildren: Justin Rowe, Janessa Rowe, Jackson Daneluk and Maddisen Daneluk.