Couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

On Thursday, March 25, at Winmalee, Grethe and Egon Ostergaard celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Egon and Grethe Ostergaard with granddaughter Anja Nissen.

Egon and Grethe Ostergaard with granddaughter Anja Nissen.

They were awoken at their home at 7.30am by a crowd of family and close friends who sang under their bedroom balcony songs in English and Danish to celebrate their special day. Their three daughters then prepared a splendid breakfast for everyone.

Friends gathered at their Winmalee home to celebrate the anniversary.

Friends gathered at their Winmalee home to celebrate the anniversary.

Egon and Grethe's granddaughter Anja Nissen, the winner of the television show The Voice, was in the USA and composed and recorded a special song to celebrate her grandparents' diamond anniversary. That song was played as everyone gathered inside to watch a slide show of the extraordinary life of this amazing couple.