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Donald and Karen Wilke

50 YEARS

Karen and Donald Wilke

JANESVILLE—Karen and Donald Wilke celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip out West and a dinner with family.

Karen Klemp and Donald E. Wilke were married Nov. 11, 1967, at The Church by the Side of the Road, Rockton, Illinois.

He retired from Alliant Energy, then taught electrical production distribution for 10 years at Blackhawk Technical College. She worked at Dean Clinic and then retired from Grainger.

Their family includes Heather (Jim) Jordan, Kyle Wilke and Bryce Wilke. They also have two granddaughters, Kelsey and Hannah Jordan.

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