Don and Betty Covington, Pacific, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 22, 2012, at The Hawthorne Inn, Labadie, with a dinner hosted by their children. Mr. Covington and the former Miss Hoven were united in marriage Oct. 19, 1952, at St. Bridget’s Church, Pacific.

The Covingtons’ children are Steve (and Carolyn) Covington, Donna Covington (and Jess Ullum) and John (and Amy) Covington. They have 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.