Mr. and Mrs. William Gale of New Whiteland celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family and friends during a reception May 4, and they plan a family trip to downtown Indianapolis on May 29.
Mr. Gale and his wife, the former Ellen Wathen, were married May 29, 1954, at Assumption Catholic Church in Indianapolis.
He retired from Eli Lilly and Co. after 36 years.
She was a stay-at-home mother for their six children and later worked for five years as a teacher’s aide at Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic School. She also briefly worked in the insurance field. She is retired.
The couple have five children who are living; one is deceased; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.