Jan and Otto Patting, Rock Island, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in January.
Jan Jennings, Moline, and Mr. Patting, Rock Island, were married on Jan. 31, 1959, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline.
Their children are Cathy Levsen, Davenport; Matt Patting, Taylor Ridge; Ann Neubauer, Homestead, Iowa; Mike Patting, Rock Island; and Mary Greenley, Bettendorf. They have 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Two grandchildren are deceased.
Mr. Patting was employed in sales, retiring in 2008.
Mrs. Patting was employed as a secretary for the city of Rock Island, retiring in April 1999 after 19 years.
They are members of St. Pius X Church, Rock Island.