William (Bill) and Linda Brayton Sr. of Bunker Hill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 until 5 p.m. July 30, 2016, at First Congregational Church in Bunker Hill. The event is hosted by their children.
William (Bill) Brayton Sr. married the former Linda Maxeiner on July 30, 1966, at Salem Presbyterian Church in Alton. Their ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Paul Krebs.
Bill retired from Jefferson Smurfit (Alton Box Board).
Linda is a housewife.
Their children are Bill and Martha Brayton Jr. of Waterloo and Jason and Stephanie Brayton of Bunker Hill.
The couple has four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The couple will also take an Alaskan cruise to continue their celebration.