Thomas Jr. and Michele Garcia, Lawrence, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family brunch at Maceli’s.
The couple were married on Sept. 10, 1949, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Lawrence.
They met in France during World War II when Thomas served in the 75th Infantry Division.
The couple have four children, Francine and Leo Gonzalez, Topeka; Dolores and Steve Ortiz, Lawrence; Thomas III, Lawrence; and Yvonne and Alan Garcia, Lawrence; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.