Reickards to celebrate 50th anniversary with open house


Tim and Linda Reickard of Eldridge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 8 with an open house at the Eldridge United Methodist Church, 604 S. 2nd St., Eldridge, from 2-4 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No gifts, please.

Linda Kaye Shanks and Timothy Martin Reickard were married Aug. 8, 1971, in Lawson, Mo.

Mr. Reickard was a steamfitter for 35 years, and retired from Northwest Mechanical in 2004. Mrs. Reickard was vice president of United Egg Producers for 35 years and retired in 2012.

The couple has two sons, Chad (Kristin) and Jared (Crystal), and eight grandchildren.