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William and Olive Carle Precek of Shadyside will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 30.

They were united in marriage June 30, 1942 at First Christian Church, Shadyside, by the Rev. Archie Mackey.

Olive Precek is the daughter of the late W. Russell and Loretta Walter Carle of Switzerland Township, Monroe County. She is retired from the former L.S. Good & Co. in Wheeling.

Precek is the son of the late Joseph and Harriet Niecova Precek of Shadyside. He is retired from First Energy R.E. Burger plant. He is a World War II veteran having served as an X-ray technician in the China-India-Burma Theater with the Army 48th Evacuation Hospital. He is an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman.

They are the parents of two sons. The family includes Randall and his wife, Lorraine, of Springfield, Ohio, and Richard and his wife, Kathy, of Albuquerque, N.M. They have four grandsons, a granddaughter and four great-granddaughters.

The couple will celebrate with a reception and light refreshments at the Shadyside Community Building, across from First Christian Church, from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 29. All friends are welcome to attend. They request no gifts.