Marie and Burl Loving

Burl and Marie Loving of Garden City will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a come-and-go reception from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the VFW, 1101 W. Mary St. The couple requests no gifts, please.

Hosts for the occasion will be their children: Becky and Colin Kells of Pierceville, and Peggy and Don Dreiling, Rod and Lisa Loving, and Mike Loving, all of Garden City.

Mr. Loving served in World War II in the Pacific. After returning to Garden City, he met Marie Schwaiger. They were married on Aug. 5, 1947, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City.

They have eight grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons.