Jim and Dottie Boehmer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 2, 2014. Mr. Boehmer and the former Miss Graser were united in marriage Aug. 21, 1954, at St. John’s-Gildehaus Church, Villa Ridge. Monsignor George Hildner officiated at the ceremony.

The couple’s six children and their spouses are Kim and Shelby Boehmer, Washington; Debbie Oitker, O’Fallon, Ill.; Scott and Sheila Boehmer, Hannibal; Bonnie and Paul Turin, Ladue; Bob and Tammy LaPlant and Todd and Missy Boehmer, all of Washington.

Their 14 grandchildren are Alex Boehmer, Washington; Alyssa Oitker, Avondale, Ariz.; Kelsie Boehmer, Independence; Kayle Boehmer, Maryville; Sydni Boehmer, Hannibal; Erik Wissman, St. Louis; Eric Turin, Dallas, Texas; Lexi Turin, Ladue; Cole and Logan LaPlant, Washington; Jeremy Kennedy, Villa Ridge; Hannah Parker, Caseyville, Ill.; and Emma and Olivia Boehmer, Washington.

They also have two great-grandchildren, Reagan Alexander and Skylar Parker.