CRYSTAL LAKE – Don and Arline Phalin of Crystal Lake will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children.
Arline Svoboda and Don Phalin were married Jan. 24, 1953, at St. Patrick Church in McHenry officiated by the Rev. John McGowan. They first lived in Rockford after their marriage.
He was a salesman with John Hancock Life and has been retired since 1993.
She was a line leader at Colman O.E.M. She retired in 1996.
They enjoy volunteering for local groups and gardening.
They have three sons, Michael (Andrea) Phalin of Harrisburg, Tim Phalin of Crystal Lake and the late Tom Phalin.
They have three daughters, Deborah (Steve) Moen of Oswego, Lori Phalin of Crystal Lake and the late Sandy Phalin.
They also have five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.