Edward and Violet Broschka

Edward and Violet Broschka of Hinsdale celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 30.

They were married in 1950 at Brookfield Baptist Church. They moved to Hinsdale in 1951 and have been residents of the village since.

Edward served as a private first class in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He then worked as front office clerk at the La Grange Post Office and as a professional wedding photographer.

Violet assisted him in their business and was a homemaker.

Edward and Violet are members of the Western Spring Baptist Church. They have three children, Greg (Betsy), Gwen (Jim) Phillip and John (Valerie), eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.