Klokers to celebrate 40th anniversary

Bob and Paula Kloker will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 10. They were married August 10, 1974 at Dayton Avenue Baptist Church in Peoria by the late Rev. Arthur Grigg.
Paula is the daughter of the late Howard and Mildred (Mim) Leverton of Rushville, formerly of Peoria. Bob is the son of the late Ed and Lois Kloker of Beardstown.
They are the parents of two children, Faith Ann Kloker (companion, Kevin Grab) of Springfield and Christopher Kloker (wife, Kari) of Pittsfield. They are grandparents of four grandsons, Jakob, Keegan, Beau and Drake.
Bob has farmed in the Beardstown area all of their married life and Paula works for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Springfield.
The couple celebrated their anniversary earlier this year with a trip to Las Vegas. A dinner for family and friends will be held on Sunday, August 10.