Bob and Loretta Hinca, Plainville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 25, 2009.

The couple will celebrate with a family celebration and dinner hosted by their children in Salina on Thursday.

Children of the couple are Mark Hinca and wife, Linda, Mary Hurlbut and husband, Bryan, Craig Hinca and wife, Laura, all of Salina, and Lisa Ward and husband, Neal, Hays.

The couple have six grandchildren, Landon and Abby Hurlbut, and Paige Hinca, Salina, and Nathan Ward, and Ron and Tim Gabriel, Hays.

Bob Hinca and Loretta Garvert were married on April 25, 1959, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Plainville.