Dale and Peggy McCurdy, Melvern, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Melvern Community Center.

The couple requests no gifts.

They are the parents of two sons, Greg and his wife, Sharon McCurdy, Olivet; and Ryan and his wife, Audra McCurdy, Williamsburg.

Their grandchildren are Natasha, Cassandra, Alyssa and Montana, Olivet; and Alexa and Hunter, Williamsburg.

She graduated from Melvern High School in 1961 and retired from Custom Training at KAW Area Technical School in 2000. He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1961 and retired from the Postal Service Label Printing Division in Pauline in 2001. He has driven a school bus for USD 456 since his retirement.

Dale McCurdy and the former Peggy Patterson were married Aug. 25, 1961, at Presbyterian Church in Garnett. Her parents and grandparents were married in this church.