Alvin and Elaine Urban, Loretto, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 25, 2009, with a reception and dance from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at St. Michael Parish Center, La Crosse.

Children of the couple are Debora and Randy McLain, Norman, Okla, David and Carl Urban, Manhattan, and Danette and Frank Riordan, Anacortes, Wash. The couple have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Alvin Urban and Elaine Klima were married June 1, 1959, at St. John Baptist Catholic Church, Clyde.