Mrs. and Mrs. Charles Richard Emler of Newcomerstown observed their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25, 2013.

Mrs. Emler is the former Martha June Casteel, daughter of William R. and Lena K. (Derr) Casteel. Mr. Emler is the son of Paul A. and Melva R. (Stocker) Emler.

They were married at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Newcomerstown by the Rev. P.E. Wright. The groom's sister and brother in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Decker, attended the couple.

Emler graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1947, and attended Muskingum College and Kent State University. He was later employed with Alsco Anaconda, working as employee relations manager for 29 years. Martha June graduated from Newcomerstown High School in 1948. She was employed by the former Moore Enameling and Manufacturing Co. in West Lafayette.

The Emlers are the parents of Paul W. Emler, who passed away on Sept. 7, 2012. They also have three grandchildren, Paul A., Richard D. and Amber A. Emler.

They are members of the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church at Newcomerstown.