They were married on Aug. 11, 1962 at Fillmore Christian Church by Pastor I.T. Rogers.
Virgil is a lifetime farmer, and Loretta a devoted homemaker. They have three children, Carrie Owens and husband Larry, Bryce Arnold and wife Becki and Linda Phillips and husband Mike.
They also have nine grandchildren, Erica and Alison Owens; Seth, Tayler, Sawyer and Olivia Arnold; and Cameron, Quinn and Liam Phillips.
Their children are having an open house at Fillmore Christian Church on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 1:30-4 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No invitations will be sent.
Your presence, not presents, is requested.