Carson City residents Shirley Lutz and John Michael Nemeth, who were married on Oct. 2, 1954, in Zelienople, Pa., celebrated their 60th anniversary on Thursday.
John was a lineman at his high school, where Shirley was the head cheerleader. The two became high school sweethearts.
John is an avid bowler and retired Air Force master sergeant. Shirley was a telephone operator, beautician and homemaker. They moved to Carson City from Niceville, Fla., in 1993.
The pair has a son, Brad Nemeth of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and a daughter, Kim Nemeth of Dayton, and one granddaughter, Kara Meroni of Clarksville, Tenn.
The Nemeths celebrated their diamond anniversary with family and friends on Thursday at the Carson Nugget Steakhouse.