President Gordon B. Hinckley and his wife, Marjorie, are observing their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday.

The internationally known and beloved leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was in his office attending to his duties Tuesday.This evening, President and Sister Hinckley will host a get-together at their residence for their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in commemoration of the wedding anniversary.

The couple was honored by their children at a family dinner earlier this month.

President Hinckley, who will turn 87 on June 23, and Sister Hinckley were married April 29, 1937, in the Salt Lake Temple. They have five children, 25 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

In a recent Church News interview, the couple shared experiences they have had as well as their love for each other and their family.

"We move slower, but we are happy and love one another," President Hinckley said.

President Hinckley was ordained and set apart as the 15th president of the church March 12, 1995, after serving 14 years as a counselor in the First Presidency and 20 years in the Quorum of the Twelve. Earlier, he was an assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve.