Marvin and Dianne Thomas of Pratt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 6. 2013. Dianne Thomas is the daughter of Bernie and Della Phillippi, who have both passed. Marvin Thomas is the son of the late Vernon Thomas and Velma Thomas Simmons, who resides in Pratt.
Marvin and Dianne were married at the First United Methodist Church in Wellington on Jan. 6, 1963. The couple has three children, Carrie Vahsholtz and Kevin Thomas, both of Pratt, and Mark Thomas of Clearwater.
The children are hosting a golden anniversary celebration and would like to cordially invite the public, family and friends to a come-and-go reception. The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Pratt County fairgrounds.
Please stop by and congratulate the couple on their golden achievement. They request no gifts, please.