Virgil and Phyllis Litke
Litkes to celebrate 70th anniversary
Virgil and Phyllis (Wiens) Litke of rural Marion will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with relatives.
Married June 15, 1948, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church near Hillsboro, they farmed and traveled for more than 40 years with their Litke Products cutlery and statuary business.
Children and their spouses include Glenn and Sheila Litke of rural Hillsboro, Brenda Jordan of rural Marion, Sid and Priscilla Litke of Port Washington, Wisconsin, and the late Sharon Litke. The couple have nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.