They were married on Dec. 31, 1948, in Terre Haute by the Rev. George M. Myers.
Mrs. Crouse, is the former Virginia Ann Clark.
Melvin is retired after 40 years with International Mineral and Chemical, formerly Commercial Solvents.
The couple have two children, Brenda Evans, Brazil; and Cheryl and Doug McKinney. They have three grandchildren, Charlinda Evans, Caitlynn and Matt McKinney.
All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts, cards are welcome.