Alejandro and Caridad Ruz

Alejandro and Caridad Ruz of Redlands will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 27.

The two were married on that date in 1959 in Cuba. He was 27 and she was 19. They moved to Michigan in 1970 and then to Redlands in 1978.

The Rev. Alejandro Ruz is the pastor of Pentecostal City Mission Church in Colton. Caridad sells tamales.

They have four children, Loida Ruz Matos, Abimael Ruz, Maria Ruz Smith and Alex Azael Ruz, 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

This notice was provided as a surprise by their neighbor, Inez Fields.