Bill and Astrid Hilker, Spokane, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Saturday at the Spokane Club, and a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. July 13 at St. Luke Lutheran Church.
Hosts for the events will be their children and spouses: Fred and Jean Hilker, Spokane; Jeff and Kae Johnson, Colbert; and David Hilker, Phoenix, Ariz.
The Hilkers were married July 12, 1947, in Perth Amboy, N.J. They have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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