Anniversaries

Furtaws celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Michael and Linda Furtaw of Alpena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on November 10. They were married at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Posen on November 9, 1968, during Mass officiated by Fr. Clarence Smolinski. Mike and Linda celebrated their 50th with a ...

Kurt and Tina Gerke celebrate 40 years

Kurt and Tina Gerke of Hubbard Lake celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14, 2018. Kurt Gerke and Tina Siegert were married on Oct. 14, 1978, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herron. The couple’s children are Kris (Leona Ritthler) Gerke of Hubbard Lake, Kristen (Dan) Liske of ...

60th anniversary celebrated

David and Dell Lynn Aikens of 14655 Alfalfa Rd., Lachine are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. David and the former Dell Lynn McDonnell were married Sept. 6, 1958 at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena. The couple have seven children: Mary, Denise, Karen, Brian, Julie, Gordon and the ...

Ron and Kaye Ross mark 50th anniversary

Ron and Kaye Ross recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise celebration planned by their children and grandchildren in the mountains of North Carolina. The couple was surprised with a family vacation and vow renewal ceremony which included family members sharing ...

Smiths celebrate 75th anniversary

Vern and Shirley Smith are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary. Vern and the former Shirley Donnan were married Aug. 16, 1943, at First United Methodist Church in Alpena. The couple have two children, Dane (Maggie) Smith of Kissimmee, Fla., and Dee Ann (Joe) Halfmann of West ...

65th anniversary celebrated

Donald and Betty Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 28. They were married at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Redford in 1953. Donald is the son of Herbert and Mildred Smith of Detroit and Betty is the daughter of Frank and Ellen Oliver of Lachine. Don and Betty ...

50th anniversary celebrated

Gordon and Judy Burns celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Art in the Loft on December 30 with family and friends enjoying great food, music, memorabilia and favorite stories. Gordon and Judy were married on December 23, 1967 at St. Alan Church in Troy. Melissa Burns, along with her ...

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Michael and Helen (Parteka) Roznowski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Casmir Church in Posen. They were married Nov. 4, 1967 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena by Father Robert Davey. Their three sons organized an anniversary party for them at their Long Lake home in July. ...

Kendziorski Anniversary

Art and Donna Kendziorski of Alpena recently celebrated their 50th anniversary at the wedding of their daughter, Amanda Kendziorski to Cory Arnold. Art and the former Donna Rigg were married on July 8, 1967 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. Amanda and Cory were married 50 years later on ...

70th anniversary celebrated

Alfred and Anna Mae Boboltz celebrated their eagerly awaited 70th wedding anniversary on May 31, 2017. For nearly a year, Anna Mae bragged about this upcoming anniversary. The couple exchanged their vows at Leer Lutheran Church on May 31, 1947. They were treated to lunch, flowers and well ...

Sabourins celebrate 50th anniversary

Paul and Mary Pat Sabourin of 325 S. Second, Alpena, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. Mr. Sabourin and the former Mary Pat Dumsch were married June 3, 1967 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. They are the parents of three children: Kevin (Kelly) Sabourin of St. ...

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 ...

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.