80 Years young

Posted November 21, 2018 at 8:00 pm

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Dennis “Denny” R. Wilken will turn 80 years old on November 26, 2018. He is a lifelong resident of Akron, graduating with the Class of 1957. Denny still works full-time as a trucker, hauling grain. He farmed most of his life and moved this summer from the Koch-Wilken farmstead 5 1/2 miles east of town, to Village Senior Apartments North, 421 Dakota Street.

Denny’s parents, deceased, were Jack and Delia (Koch) Wilken; and he has one sister, Sharon Davis of Omaha, Neb. Denny’s wife Marietta passed away in 2015. Denny has four married children, Denice, Troy, John, and Daniel; and he has seven grandchildren.

Denny’s family will be celebrating his birthday with him on Saturday, Nov. 24. Family and friends may send birthday cards to Denny at P.O. Box 123, Akron, IA, 51001.

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