Raymond and Kathleen Baird of Streetsboro celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary earlier this month with a picnic gathering of 125 friends and relatives.
The couple's wedding took place Aug. 21, 1953.
The picnic took place Aug. 17 in Streetsboro.
Raymond's nephew Mike (and Bonnie) Elrod of Floyd Knobs, Ind. were the surprise guests at the party.
Other special guests included Raymond's brother Darrel (Jean) Baird of Brimfield; Kathleen's brother Bill (Bev) Madded of Bismark, Ill.; and her sisters Annie (Larry) Rickey of Brimfield; Shirley (Woody) Woodward of Danville, Ill.; and LoraLee (Bobby) Kutscher of Gnadenhutten.
The party was hosted by Raymond and Kathleen Baird's children: Lynne Rumsey of Streetsboro, Dennis Baird of Ravenna, Brenda (Greg) Hards of Newton Falls, John (Shirley) Baird of Kent and Darlene Baird of Kent.