Chuck and Pat Graser will celebrate their 60th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 13.
Their children, Michael Graser of Tempe, Debi Musick of Puyallup, Wash., and Janice Chesser of Jamul, Calif., will host the party at the Payson Masonic Fellowship Center, 200 E. Rancho Road. Helping celebrate will be the couple's nine grandchildren and first great-grandchild.
The Grasers met on a blind date in San Diego during World War II. Chuck was a sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps and Pat worked in an aircraft plant.
The couple has made their home in Payson since 1978. Chuck has been with the Elks for 31 years and Pat has been a member of the Payson Regional Medical Center auxiliary for 24 years, as well as the Elks' auxiliary, the HOPES.