Ecks mark 65 years of marriage

Walter and Joy Eck are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

They were married by Father John Meyer on Oct. 2, 1950 at the Immaculate Conception Church, Bastress.

They are the parents of 10 sons, Stephen, Daniel, Harold, Michael, Patrick, Randall, Bernard, John, Lawrence and Craig, and three daughters, Nancy, Suzanne and Amy.

They have 47 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

A mass and family breakfast is being planned by their children. An open house is taking place on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 2-4 p.m. at their home.