Michael (Mike) Eugene Toops Sr. and Connie Lee (King) Toops of Urbana will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Lake Choctaw Lodge, 2875 Oneida Drive, London. There will be food and refreshments, square and line dancing and games for the whole family. RSVP to 215-983-7633. The omission of gifts is requested. Instead, donations to the MDA are requested.
The couple were married Dec. 18, 1966, by Rev. Otis L. Johnson at Second Church of God, Springfield.
They have four sons: Michael Toops Jr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Jason Toops, Union City; Aaron Toops, Springfield; Nathan Toops, Columbus. They have nine grandchildren.
Mr. Toops retired from the Office of the Champaign County Engineer, Urbana. Mrs. Toops retired from the Employee Benefit Management Corp (EBMC), Dublin.