Mr. and Mrs. William (Ruth) Baracani of Peru will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Friday, Feb. 1.
William Baracani and the former Ruth Lyons were married Feb. 1, 1964, at St. Patrick’s Church, La Salle.
The Baracanis are the parents of five children: Julie (Bill) Mohr, Bill (Lori) Baracani, Tina (Don) Terando, Katie (Tazo) Grivetti and Jennifer (Ryan) Smith. They have 10 grandchildren: Chris, Ethan, Adam, Clayton, Gino, Maria, Giorgio, Marco, Angelina and Elianna; and two great-grandchildren, Leafia and Oakley.
Mr. Baracani retired from LTV in Hennepin. Mrs. Baracani is also retired, having previously worked at Horizon House.
Cards of congratulations can be sent to the Baracanis, 2624 Second St., Peru, IL 61354.