Alvin and Nancy Rose of La Marque were married on June 6, 1965 in Ysleta, Texas. They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today with a marriage blessing at the 10 a.m. Mass at Shrine of the True Cross in Dickinson.
The couple will celebrate with their two daughters: Deborah McMullen Neal (husband Michael), and Nancy Marie Felts; and three grandchildren: Ashley Rose Caylor, and twins Lauren Rose and Aidan Brandt McMullen.
Special guests include Rita Colangelo of Columbus, Ohio; Nancy’s sister and brother: Anne Neal, and retired Staff Sgt. James Neal, Sr. of the United States Air Force. Staff Sgt. Neal, Sr. was the ring bearer at Alvin and Nancy’s wedding.