Paul and Patty Cook, of Kankakee, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married July 1, 1961, in New York.
The couple has four children: Sarah Cook-Bennett (Barry), of Kankakee; Ian (Alicia) Cook, of San Diego, Calif.; Pauline Cook, of Maryland; and Christopher Cook, of Kankakee. They also have seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Paul worked for Armour Pharmaceutical from 1967 until his retirement in 2003. Patty worked for the Kankakee School District from 1977 until retiring in 1999. They have been members of Olivet Nazarene College Church for 30 years, and they enjoy any kind of research, home repair, reading, exercising, gardening, piano and guitar, going out to eat and napping.