Chris and Elma, "Ellie," (Cody) Tossell recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married in Barberton on Dec. 8, 1956. They lived in Cuyahoga Falls for 31 years, then in Stow for 16 years, and moved back to Cuyahoga Falls for the past 12 years. Chris retired from the Ohio State Patrol with 40 years service and Ellie was a secretary for many years.
They have three children: Mike Tossell of Barberton; Sue Tossell of Orlando, Fla.; and Lisa (Bobby) Mishler of Durham, N.C. They have seven grandchildren: Brittany, Lindsay, Ashley, Adrienne, Rachael, Bobby and Hannah. There are also eight great-grandchildren, with two more on the way.
Chris and Ellie have done a lot of traveling to most of the United States and Europe. Now they mostly just travel to restaurants and movies and enjoy playing cards.