Mr., Mrs. James A. Sauers observe 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. James A. Sauers Sr. observed their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 10, 2013.

They were married by the Rev. Leroy Schmucker in Winchester, Va.

Mrs. Sauers, the former Mary Ann Kohler, is a native of Williamsport. She is the daughter of the late Mary A. Grove Knerr and William H. Kohler Sr. She attended Williamsport schools and retired as a seamstress.

Mr. Sauers, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Mildred Bastian and John P. Sauers. He attended Williamsport schools and retired in 1997 from Tiremasters as owner and operator, and served in the Army.

They are the parents of two sons, James A. Jr., of Williamsport, and Mark A., of Everett, Wash.; and six daughters, Pamela J., of Hobe Sound, Fla.; Kathy J. Foust, of Williamsport; Denise L. Barner, of Nippenose Valley; and Michelle L. Elliot, Amy S. Hartzell, and Yvonne E. Bower, all of Watsontown.

There are 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, an open house and luncheon hosted by their children was held on Oct. 12 at the Montoursville Legion.