On Sunday, May 26, Jim and Beverly Renken will celebrate 40 years of marriage.
Jim Renken and Beverly Friske were married at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron on May 26, 1973. Their children are Tim and Kim Renken of Alcester, S.D., Matt and Lindsey Renken of Maple Grove, Minn.; Angela Bernard of Rumford, Maine; Jeremiah Renken of Alcester and Jacob Renken of Alcester.
They have seven grandchildren; Hannah, Heidi, Harbor, and Hazel of Alcester; Rachel and Mariah of Maple Grove, and Charlie of Rumford.
Jim is employed by Alkota Cleaning Systems Inc. in Alcester and Beverly is a homemaker. They currently reside in Alcester.