Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Taliani of 25571 1275 North Ave., Princeton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.
Andrew Taliani and the former Mary Sobin were married June 25, 1960, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic church in Spring Valley.
Andrew was employed by the Illinois Department of Transportation. He is a member of the West End Gun Club and enjoys hunting and fishing. He also enjoys “retirement meetings” with friends in Spring Valley, as well as friends who work with or retired from IDOT and the Bureau County Sheriff’s Department.
Mary was employed by the Peru Medical Center as a lab technician. She is a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoys bus trips for sightseeing and adventure as well as visiting with friends and family.
They are the parents of two daughters, Gina (Byron Veech) Taliani of Spring Valley and Angela (Dustin) Mehlbrech of Princeton. They also have three grandchildren, Adam Mattern of Spring Valley, Anthony Spanos of Spring Valley and Ely Mehlbrech of Princeton.
Those wishing may send a note or call to congratulate the couple.