Richard and Gerry Youngberg of Kaysville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house will be held in their honor from 4 to 6 p.m. on May 4 at the Kaysville LDS church house, 875 E. 200 North.
They were married in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple on May 2, 1963.
Both were born and raised in Ogden and graduated from Ogden High School.
He served an LDS mission in Stockholm, Sweden. After his mission, he earned a bachelor's degree from Weber State University and a master's degree from Brigham Young University. He served in the Air Force Reserve for 34 years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He also worked for the State of Utah with Adult Probation and Parole, Children's Aid Society, State Industrial School and many civic committees for more than 30 years.
She worked as a nurse's aide at St. Benedict's Hospital before her marriage. She was a full-time homemaker and later worked as an office manager for a dental office. She has done volunteer work for the board of the Friends of Children's Justice Center and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers for more than 25 years.
Their children are Cathy and Larry Mower, Rick and Teresa Youngberg, Mike and Shelli Youngberg, Stacey and Alex Loyola, Brent and Leslie Youngberg, Christy and Rich Edwards, and foster son Mike and Crystal Kayl.
They have 19 grandchildren.