Thomas and Ida Erickson of Simi Valley, Calif., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering and renewal of their vows on Aug. 8, in Ocean Shores.
They were wed Aug. 8, 1953, at First Baptist Church in Michigan City, Ind.
The couple has four daughters who live in Washington state: Patti Mueller of Maple Valley, and Julie Hausken, Stephanie Erickson and Kathryn Erickson of Yakima. They have 11 grandchildren including Harborite Trinity Parris and 4 great-grandchildren.
The Ericksons visit the Harbor area three or four times a year and especially enjoy the ocean.