Mr., Mrs. Redka observe 75th anniversary

Wilson and Jean Redka, of Williamsport, will observe their 75th wedding anniversary Oct. 23.

They were married in Miami, FL. The Redka’s are members of the Lycoming Centre Presbyterian Church in Cogan Station.

Mrs. Redka, a native of Danville, is the daughter of the late Arthur and Rennay Cooke. She is a 1940 graduate of Danville High School. She worked as a seamstress at Cohen’s Clothing Store and was also self-employed.

Mr. Redka, a native of Hicks Ferry, is the son of the late Warren and Ethel Redka. He is a 1940 graduate of Berwick High School and attended Bloomsburg State College (now Bloomsburg University). He served in WWII as a member of the United States Army Air Force. He worked as a machinist and farmer in Danville; and retired as a rural letter carrier from the US Postal Service in 1983.

The Redka’s are the parents of Patricia Souder, of Montrose; Dr. James Redka, of Williamsport; and Joyce Miller, of Hamlin, NY. They have 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

An anniversary party will be hosted by their children at the Williamsport Home.