Anniversaries

Married 60 years: Jim and Mary Garner

Posted: Jun. 28, 2020 12:01 am Updated: Jun. 29, 2020 6:50 am

Jim and Mary Garner of Quincy are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

Mr. Garner and the former Mary Tranel were married on June 25, 1960, at Sacred Heart Church in Dubuque, Iowa.

They are the parents of Fr. Steve Garner of Dubuque, Sheila (John) Benz of Quincy, Kevin (Debbie) Garner of Springfield, Ill., Karen (Bob) Luttrell of Olathe, Kan., and Julie (Mark) Krogman of Quincy.

They have 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Jim is the son of the late Virgil and Mildred Garner, and Mary is the daughter of the late LaVerne and Martha Tranel.

Jim retired as manager of engineering support of Quincy Compressor.

Mary worked as a secretary and homemaker.

Their hobbies are bowling, playing cards and enjoying their grandchildren.

Jim and Mary also serve as volunteers for Meals on Wheels.

The couple met through mutual friends in high school.

They are members of St. Peter's Church.

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