Elmer and Darlene (Patterson) Radke were married April 10, 1953. Their children will host an open house on Saturday April 6, from 2:00 - 4:30 at Bellingham Light And Life Christian Fellowship, 3800 Dana Rd (off Mcleod between Northwest and Maplewood). Their children are Steven and wife Andrea of Ferndale, Douglas (deceased) and wife Yvonne of Bellingham, Gordon of Oroville, and Philip and wife Fran of Bellingham. They have 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Elmer is a retired car salesman and Darlene is a homemaker. They attribute their successful marriage to praying together and their love and unwavering commitment to each other, family, and God. No gifts please, your presence is appreciated more than any present.