William C. “Rex” and Joann King will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. They were married on that date in 1949, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Easton, Missouri.

Their children are Wm. Michael (Helen), Patrick, Dennis (deceased), James Timothy and John (Monica). They have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

William worked on the Burlington Northern Railroad for 43 years, retiring in 1991. Joann retired from the St. Joseph School District.

A family gathering is planned.

Cards may be sent to: 3132 Miller Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506.