Pictured in front are Joe and Viola "Chickie" (Stevens) Richir of Sheridan who were honored at a surprise 60th wedding anniversary party on Sunday, July 20 at the Beaver Club in Fredonia. Their children, who planned the party, are pictured in the back from left to right: LuAnn Ellis, Joe Richir Jr., Diane Neal and Scott Richir.
The couple was married July 31, 1954 at St. Joseph's Church in Fredonia. They have thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Family, friends and neighbors came to honor the special couple and to share memories.