January 21, 2014 

Robert “Bob” and Wanda Wilke of Belleville celebrated their 60th anniversary on January 15, 2014 with a dinner with their family.

Bob and the former Wanda Egger were married on January 15, 1954 at St. Paul Evangelical & Reformed Church in Belleville, IL by Rev. R.J. Herman.

Bob is a retired store room clerk at Illinois Power Company and is active with his family.

Wanda is a retired bus driver from Bi-State and is active with her family.

They have 4 children: Bobby (Shelly) Wilke of Alvin, Texas, Diana (Blake) Peterson of Belleville, IL, Brian Wilke of Castle Rock, CO, and James Wilke (deceased).

They have 7 grandchildren: Derek, Angie & Tyler Wilke, Ashley, Lauren & Ryan Peterson, and Mikaela Wilke.

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