Precek: 71st wedding anniversary

SHADYSIDE – William and Olive Carle Precek are celebrating their 71st wedding anniversary today, June 30. They were united in marriage by the Rev. Archie Mackey on June 30, 1942 at the First Christian Church in Shadyside.

Bill is the son of the late Joseph and Harriet Niecova Precek of Shadyside and is retired from the First Energy R.E. Burger plant. He is a World War II veteran having served as an X-Ray technician for two and a half years in the China-India-Burma Theater with the US Army 48th Evacuation Hospital.

His wife, Olive, is the daughter of the late W. Russell and Loretta Walter Carle of Switzerland Twp., Monroe County and is retired from the L.S. Goods Co. in Wheeling.

They are the parents of two sons, Randall (Lorraine) of Springfield and Richard (Kathy) Precek of Albuquerque, N.M. The couple has four grandsons, Nick, Chris, Joshua and Ian, and one grand-daughter, Megan (Glen) Millican, and four great grand-daughters, Erin and Morgan Dewing of San Rafael, Calif., and Ryley and Emily Millican of Albuquerque, N.M. The couple also has many loving nieces and nephews.