James and Irene (Woodyard) Foster of Johnstown were married June 20, 1948, at the Minerva Park Evangelical United Brethren Church in Columbus.

James and Irene (Woodyard) Foster of Johnstown were married June 20, 1948, at the Minerva Park Evangelical United Brethren Church in Columbus.

The couple will celebrate its 60th wedding anniversary with a family retreat at Lake Hope in Vinton County.

The Fosters have four children: Rilla Foster of Ft. Wright, Ky.; Janice (Bill) Miller of Orestone, Colo.; Tim (Teresa) Foster of Springfield, Ohio; and Carol (Ken) Young of Columbia, S.C. They have seven grandchildren.

Mr. Foster is retired from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Mrs. Foster is retired from the Springfield Family Service Agency as a social worker.