Mona and Del Akers

Mona and Del Akers of Pasco will celebrate 65 years of marriage Feb. 8 with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Riverview Methodist Church in Pasco.

They were married Feb. 8, 1946, in Portales, N.M. They have been residents of the Tri-Cities for 60 years.

Mona worked at Sears and is a member of Church of Our Savior in Pasco.

Del worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad as a brakeman, retiring in 1986.

They have two children, Debbie Lucas of Pasco and Monte Akers of Hillsboro, Ore. They have four grandchildren and five great-grand children.