Former Juneau residents Bill and Alma Elkinton celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary 4 to 5:30 p.m., July 17, with a reception at the Church of the Nazarene in Juneau.
They were married April 8, 1955, in Rocky Ford, Colo. He retired in 2000 after a forty year career in education with the state of Alaska. She is a homemaker and grandmother to their eight grandchildren. The couple lives in Maryville, Tenn.
Their daughters, Jan, Kay and Pam, invite friends to send a card, picture or brief remembrance of their parents to 8691 Dudley St., Juneau, 99801.