Anniversaries

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Hanson 65th

Milton and Geri (Precour) Hanson celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 2, 2017 with a family dinner at Applebee’s. They were married on Feb. 2, 1952, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alpena, with the Rev. William Belk officiating. The couple has one son, Richard, three ...

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Hansen 25th

Hansen 25th Tony Hansen and Kathryn DeCaire recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 21, 1991 in a candlelight service at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. Thomas Downs officiating. Attending the bride and groom were bestman Joseph Schelling and maid ...

Minard 60th

James and Vida Minard of Oscoda are blessed to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2015 with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.The couple were married in East Tawas on June 25, 1955.

Doyle 50th

Joseph and Betty Ann (Maciejewski) Doyle of Fenton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 16, 2015. The couple were married at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Flint.Joe was co-owner of H&D Tuxedo in Flint, and recently retired from Sharp Funeral Homes. Betty Ann was originally ...

Szatkowski 25th

Szatkowski25thMike and Treva Szatkowski of 361 Lake Winyah Rd., Alpena, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.Mr. Szatkowski and the former Treva Vassallo were married Jan. 25, 1990, at the justice of the peace in Alpena. They have two children, Sidney Szatkowski and Megan Szatkowski ...

Kneeshaw 60th

Howard and Patricia Kneeshaw of 637 Island View Drive, Alpena, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner at the Courtyard.Mr. Kneeshaw and the former Patricia Lindauer were married Jan. 15, 1955, at St. James Church in Rogers City. They have two children: Eloise Bischoff ...

Seguin 69th

Bob and Marion Seguin of Alpena are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 19, 1945, at St. Anne Rectory in Alpena by Father Simon.The couple have four children: Barb (Lee) Szczesniak, Paul Seguin, Phil (Lori) Seguin and Kathy (Bob) Burton. They have seven ...

Maynard anniversary

Robert and Annette Maynard, Jr. celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary on Oct. 16.Mr. Maynard and the former Annette Chappa were married on Oct. 16, 2004, at St. Casimir Church in Posen.

Nickell 25th

Val and Mark Nickell celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17, 2014. Father Charles Schwartz blessed their marriage at St. Paul's Church in Big Rapids.A party was held in their honor in Alpena on Aug. 23.

Gehrke 60th

Vic and Betty Gehrke celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 18, 2014, at a dinner and reception in Farmington Hills hosted by their children. Guests gathered for the diamond jubilee anniversary and were treated to a slideshow highlighting the couple's milestones over the past 60 ...

Bushey 50th

Joe and Julie Bushey recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.Joe and Julie were married on Sept. 12, 1964, at St. Catherine's Church in Ossineke.Joe retired from Buick Motor Division of Flint, Mich. Julie owned and operated Bushey's Market on Hubbard Lake and also worked for ...

Anderson 50th

Gary and Betty Anderson of Lincoln celebrated their 50th anniversary with their wedding attendants and relatives at a dinner reception held at the 19th Hole Restaurant in Alpena.They were married on Aug. 15, 1964. The reception was hosted by their daughters, Shelly Brink, Julie Emington and ...

Nelson 35th

Michael and Barbara Nelson recently celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary with friends in Frankenmuth. They were married on Aug. 11, 1979, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Alpena. They have one son, Thomas of Alpena.

Dean 60th

Wellington and Barbara Dean of Alpena celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2014, with friends and family at First United Methodist Church in Alpena.The celebration was hosted by their family: David and Lisa Patterson and their children; Cathy Patterson (Eric Traband), Liz, Sam ...

Zolnierek 50th

Leonard and Janet Zolnierek of 3223 Piper Rd., Alpena, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at Churchill Pointe Inn in Hubbard Lake. Mr. Zolnierek and the former Janet Smolinski were married May 9, 1964, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena.Attending the ...

Chrzan 60th

Eugene and Winnifred Chrzan of 7468 W. Long Lake Rd., Alpena, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 12 with a blessing of their marriage at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. A celebration with family and friends will be held today at the Chrzan's residence.The couple were ...

Cherney 50th

Ray and Lee Cherney of Alpena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows June 5 at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Pastor Jim Erickson officiating. Friends and family gathered afterwards at the Courtyard for a celebration dinner. Sharing in the occasion were Lee's ...

Skoog 60th

Bill and Irene "Tootsie" Skoog of Hubbard Lake were married on June 5, 1954, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Detroit.Sharing in their 60th anniversary celebration are their two daughters, Linda of Holt, and Debbie (Ron) Pettit of Ionia. They are also the grandparents of William and Eric ...

Standen 40th

Jim and Jeri Jo (DeRosia) Standen of 1195 Walter Street, Alpena, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on May 18 with the family attending Sunday mass at St. Anne Catholic Church and gathering together afterwards.The couple's children are Maria and Jeremy Kraft, and Dan Standen, all of ...

Bennett 50th

JoAnn and Gordon F. Bennett III celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 16. Gordon and the former JoAnn Jones met after he returned home from being stationed in Spain for three years with the U.S. Air Force.The couple celebrated with their daughter Jodi, (Thomas Conti), and their son, ...