D. Joan and Brooke Collison of Corvallis will observe their 60th wedding anniversary today, Oct. 18, 2014.
Donna Joan Zimmerman, who grew to young womanhood in Liberal, Kansas, married Brooke Collison, who grew to young manhood in Buffalo, Kansas, on Oct. 18, 1954, in the chapel on the campus of Kansas University.
Mrs. Collison was a change agent and Dr. Collison was a professor of counseling and school psychology at Wichita State University and Oregon State University.
The couple has four children, David (Corky) of Gladstone, Alan (Susan) of Harrisburg, and Nancy (Jim) and John of Corvallis; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The occasion will be celebrated from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the Valley Banquet Hall, 6097 N.E. Ebony Lane in Adair Village. Friends are welcome to attend the celebration.