50th: Robert, Donna Brooker

Robert ‘Bob’ and Donna Brooker

Robert ‘Bob’ and Donna Brooker

Robert “Bob” and Donna Brooker of Beverly celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 16, 2017.

They were married Sept. 16, 1967 in St. John’s Catholic Church Marietta by Fr. Charles Highland. Their attendants were Sarah Urschel-Schafer and David Brooker.

Donna is the daughter of the late Peggy and John Q. Perry Jr.

Robert is the son of the late Clement and Lucy Brooker.

Bob and Donna recently retired from owning and operating Muskingum Valley True Value Hardware in Beverly for the past 31 years. They are active members of the community, including 50 years with the Knights of Columbus, 49 years with the Catholic Women’s Club, 31-year members of the Beverly-Waterford Chamber of Commerce, and 25 years with the Beverly Lions Club.

They have three children and five grandchildren, Kevin Brooker his fiance Donna Perry, and grandchildren McKenna and Ethan of Columbus; Greg Brooker his wife Mindy, and grandchild Christopher of Caldwell; and Aaron Brooker his wife Kelsey, and grandchildren Ella and Chloe of Akron.

Mr. and Mrs. Brooker will celebrate their anniversary with a reception on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at St. Bernard’s Parish Hall in Beverly from 2 to 4 p.m.