Thea Westre and Murray Swenson will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this month. They were married June 24, 1956, in Big Timber, and honeymooned in Canada.
The Swensons met at Montana State College and lived in Bozeman, Seattle and Lewistown before moving to Helena in 1961. Murray worked for the Montana Highway Department, and Thea was a teacher at Capital High School.
Their daughters and their husbands, Teri and Theron Yeager and Karen and Joe Meick, along with granddaughters Roslyn Yeager and Emily Meick, will host a backyard barbecue for relatives at their home.