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Dick and Bette Tompkins (AP)
Dick and Bette Tompkins

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on April 2, 2013 at 1:18 p.m.

WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — Dick and Betty (Casey) Tompkins are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this month.

The couple were wed April 1, 1953.

They have four children, Tomi Lynn (Jerry) Bryzcki, Jeri Ann (Bart) McTaggart, Rick (Connie) Tompkins and Charles (Cindy Tompkins); 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family is planning a get-together at a local restaurant. They will continue celebrating in August, when they are taking their children and their spouses on a trip to Alaska.