Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hinchliffe mark 70th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hinchliffe of Salem will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary and his 90th birthday on Aug. 16. An open house will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 1151 E. Sixth St.

Mr. and Mrs. Hinchliffe graduated in 1942 from Salem High School and were married Aug. 26, 1944. He retired from Electric Furnace and also did hauling with his truck for many years.

Mrs. Hinchliffe retired from Salem China. They have been active members of First Christian Church all their lives and also belong to United Commercial Travelers.

The couple has three children, Nancy (Cliff) Votaw, Larry (Gloria) Hinchliffe and Barry (Betty) Hinchliffe, all of Salem. They also have eight grandchildren, two step grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren.

The couple requests that gifts be omitted.