Merel "Jack" and Eileen Yarnell, Lucas, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary July 27 with a come-and-go reception hosted by their children at Lucas Golden Age Center. The reception will be from 2 to 5 p.m. July 23.

The couple has four children: Harold, Tulsa, Okla.; Keith, Sylvan Grove; Priscilla, Topeka; and Tammy, Lucas. They have 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Merel "Jack" and Eileen (Moore) Yarnell were married July 27, 1941, in Garden City.