Ray and Marilyn Mittelstadt will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during a reception hosted by their children at 10 a.m. July 8 following worship at St. John Lutheran Church, 402 Lake Ave., Storm Lake. Ray Mittelstadt and Marilyn Tunwall were married on July 6, 1952, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge, where Ray worked for many years with the former Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric Co., now MidAmerican Energy. Following his retirement in Davenport in 1987, they moved to Ray's hometown of Storm Lake where they were active for many years in the Buena Vista Historical Society and Camp Okoboji in Milford. Marilyn taught china painting locally and was active in a state organization of porcelain painters. Their children are Mark Mittelstadt and his wife, Mary, East Windsor, N.J.; Sara Messerly and her husband, Curt, Fort Dodge; and Chad Mittelstadt and his wife, Julie, Cedar Rapids. They have six grandchildren. Cards only would be appreciated to 6076 Highway 110, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588.