Phil and Jeannie Hildebrand of 528 S. Chestnut, Mendon, Ill., marked their 45th wedding anniversary with Mass Saturday at St. Edward Catholic Church in Mendon with their children, grandchildren, siblings and wedding party. Following Mass, they hosted a dinner at the Patio in Quincy.
Mr. and Mrs. Hildebrand were married Sept. 9, 1972, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Quincy.
Mrs. Hildebrand, the former Carol "Jeannie" Gramke, is a daughter of the late Lawrence and Florence Gramke. Mr. Hildebrand is a son of the late Leonard and Elsie Hildebrand.
They are the parents of Philip J. Hildebrand Jr. and his wife, Lori, of Mendon, Brenda J. Fleer and her husband, Christopher, of Quincy and Amanda S. Kasparie and her husband, Jason, of Ursa, Ill. They have nine grandchildren.
Mr. Hildebrand is self-employed in insurance sales. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Elks.
Mrs. Hildebrand retired May 1 from the Quincy Medical Group after 33 years of service. She is a member of the Elks Ladies Auxiliary.
They are members of St. Edward Catholic Church in Mendon and the Western Catholic Union. They enjoy being involved with their grandchildren's activities and camping.