James (Jim) and Sharon Vangeison Hill, Palmer, IL will celebrate their upcoming 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were married September 17, 1961 by Rev. David Thompson at the Zenobia Baptist Church, rural Pawnee, IL. Parents of the couple were the late Earl and Marcella (Vancil) Vangeison of Morrisonville, IL and Joe and Lucille (Harris) Hill of Pawnee, IL. Attendants were matron of honor Elaine (Fred) LeFever Vangeison, Sandra Vangeison and Mary Hill. Best man was Jack Scattergood; groomsmen, Fred Vangeison and Harry Vangeison.
They are the parents of two children, Doug (Kim) Hill of Oxford, WI and Dana (Tom) Tindell of Pawnee, IL; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt) Olesen, Zachary (Jessica) Tindell, Joe Tindell and Jordan (Sarah) Hill. They also have two great grandchildren.
Jim retired as president of Jim Hill Construction, Inc. and Sharon is a retiree of University of Illinois, Springfield, IL.
A family vacation was enjoyed in June to the Chippewa Flowage, Hayward, WI and a celebration and trip are planned for later this year.