Ivar and Patricia Thommesen, lifetime residents of West Allis, will mark their 60th wedding anniversary April 14, 2011.
Children of the couple, Jeff (Melissa) Thommesen and Rick (Peggy) Thommesen of West Allis, wish them a "happy 60th anniversary, Mom and Dad. Your family loves you."
Grandchildren are Michelle (Paul) Henriksen, Rachel Thommesen, Tammi (Andy) Whitson, Sarah (Bryan) Williams, Matthew (Lindsey) Thommesen, Leslie (Justin) Dzik, Kevin Thommesen, Matthew (Jessica) Kloskey, Craig Kloskey and Maelen Kloskey. And great-grandchildren are Parker Henriksen, Jarrod Thommesen, Miryah Henriksen, Lexi Thommesen, Hannah Whitson Jackson Whitson, Jessa Thommesen and Mason Henriksen.
Ivar retired from Dahlman Construction, where he was a carpenter foreman for 42 years. Patricia was a homemaker.
The couple married April 14, 1951, at Mount Hope Lutheran Church in West Allis.