Gary and Arlene Stramel will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 4, 2016.

There will be a blessing of their marriage June 4 at 5 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.

Daughter of the couple is Tammy Stramel and companion, Dr. Kevin Norris. Granddaughters are Ashley Willingham and husband, Justin, and Amanda Reitsma will be in attendance. The couple have three great-grandchildren, Ava, Adelynn and Jaxen.

Gary and Arlene (Urban) Stramel were married June 4, 1966, at St. Maryís Help of Christianís Church in Loretto.