Frankens celebrate 60 years

Arend and Betty (Dayhuff) Franken of Sweet Home celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21.

They were married on Aug. 21, 1949 in Whittier, Calif.

Arend is a retired aerospace engineer and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Betty is a retired registered nurse and an avid gardener.

Both are members of Sweet Home Evangelical Church.

The couple has lived in the Willamette Valley for 2 1/2 years, previously in Mapleton.

The Frankens have three children: Sharon Swift of Milwaukie and her husband, Paul Henderson; Shirley Franken of Evergreen, Colo.; and Sally Hefty and her husband, John, of Sweet Home.

The Frankens have five grandchildren.