Walter L. and Patricia A. Kraft of Grove, will celebrate their 70th wedding on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.
Walter Kraft and Patricia White were marred on Nov. 10, 1947, in Peoria, Illinois. He was a cutter for International Paper for 38 years, retiring in 1988, while she worked in clerical for Caterpillar, Inc., for 18 years, before retiring in 1992.
The Krafts have four sons: Michael (and Kayleen) Kraft, Grove, Joseph (and Linda) Kraft, of Edelstein, Illinois, Douglas Kraft of Princeville, Illinois, and Timothy Kraft of Grove.
They also have three grandchildren, five-great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The couple will celebrate with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, at Faith Church in Grove. The omission of gifts is requested.