Richard and Virginia Holecek, Russell, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 7, with an informal reception hosted by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 209 E. Wisconsin, Russell.

Children of the couple are Debbie Kaupp and husband, Lynn, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Marsha Bouker and husband, Ed, Hays, Doug Holecek and wife, Roxanne, St. Mary, Darin Holecek and wife, Cindy, Ellsworth, and Dawn Spiker and husband, Bill, Mason, Ohio.

The couple has 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Richard and Virginia (Judy) Holecek were married Aug. 19, 1950, at Presbyterian Manse, Ellsworth.