Roland 'Stretch' and Doris Welch
The family of Roland "Stretch" and Doris Welch is hosting an open house in honor of the couple's 40th anniversary Aug. 8, 2-4 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 4511 Sixth Avenue in Kearney. The couple married in 1964 in Culbertson. Their children are Ben and Chuck Welch, Ronda Dostal, Sandi Irons, Steve Frick and Sue Helms of Holbrook. They have 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Cards will reach the couple at 4420 Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847.