Leon and Ruby Wilks of Independence, Mo., celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with their family on Jan. 25.

They have one son, Dennis Wilks and his wife, Norma, of Independence. They also have two grandsons, Brent and Ryan, one granddaughter, Kim and her husband, Marc, of Weldon Spring, Mo., and great-grandchildren, Devin and Rylee of Weldon Spring. They also have a great-grandson, Dalton and his wife, Amanda, of Gower, Mo., and great-great-granddaughters, Olivia and Emersyn.

Mr. Wilks is a retired sheet metal worker for Local #2, and Mrs. Wilks is a homemaker. They are both members of River Boulevard Baptist Church.