Alvin and Ventura Weigel, Victoria, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 18.

Pictured in the double wedding ceremony is, front row, Ventura Giebler, Alvin Weigel, his brother, Joseph Weigel, and Evelyn Bieker. Attendants pictured in the back row are Albinus Weigel, Ruth Giebler, Gilbert Weigel, Loretta Giebler, Dan Bieker, Alice Giebler, Linus Bieker and Lucille Bieker.

Children of the couple are Delores and Terry Schmidt, Oklahoma City, Gary and Clarene Weigel, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jacqueline and Denny Luttrell, Eldon, Mo.

The children will host a reception today. The couple requests no gifts.

The couple has 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Cards can be sent to them at P.O. Box 305, Victoria, KS 67671.

Alvin and Ventura Weigel were married Nov. 18, 1941, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Russell.