Eddie and Cathy Dussert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 26 at the Black Diamond Community Center.
The couple married Sept. 26, 1953, at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Los Angeles, Calif. They moved from San Gabriel, Calif., to Copalis Beach, Wash., in 1988, and later to the Rainier View Senior Park in Black Diamond. Both are active in the Black Diamond Community Center and city of Black Diamond.
He was honored as Hometown Hero in the 2010 Labor Day Celebration for receiving the Silver Star Medal, given for valor gallantry in action by extraordinary heroism during the Korean War. She was crowned Labor Day Queen in the 2012 Labor Day Celebration.
They have a daughter, Marianne Dussert, who lives in Enumclaw, and a grandson, Michael Dussert, who lives in Seattle.