Fred and Mary Anne (Sheets) Blackledge of Delaware celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with a family get-together at The Wilds in Cumberland. The couple married on Aug. 30, 1958, at the First Presbyterian Church in Delaware.
The couple has a son, Steve Blackledge of Columbus, and a daughter, Sue Bowens (common law Jeff Pennington) of Centerburg. They have two grandchildren, Michael (Tammy) Bowens of Centerburg and Schuyler Bowens of Marion, as well as a great-grandchild, Gabby Bowens of Centerburg.
Fred retired from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2006 after 35 years as a HVAC technician. Mary Anne was a homemaker.