Anniversaries

Eller 40th

James and Dorrell Eller of 9774 Meggert Rd., Ossineke, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on May 12, 2013.Mr. Eller and the former Dorrell Meggert were married May 12, 1973 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herron. James is the son of the late Ernest and Dorothy Eller, Sr. Dorrell is the ...

Lenart 55th

Lenart 55thJerry and MaryAnne Lenart celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, officiated by Father Gerald Okoli.They were married on Oct. 18, 1958 at the All Saints Polish Catholic Church in Flint, with Father Anthony Maichrowski ...

Wright 70th

Jim and Irene Wright of Beaver Lake will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13, 2013. Their family will gather in Naples, Fla. for a dinner party in their honor.They have been blessed with four children, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Van Wagner 50th

Gale and Joyce Van Wagner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26, 2013 at the John A. Lau Saloon. Sharing in the celebration were their children and grandchildren, Tom and Barb Wawrzyniak, Jeremy Stoppa and friend Susie, and Bruce, Peggy and Justine LaFleche.Gale and the former ...

Gerke 35th

Kurt and Tina Gerke of Hubbard Lake celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14, 2013. They were married Oct. 14, 1978 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Herron.The couple have four children: Kris (Leona) Gerke of Hubbard Lake, Kristen (Dan) Liske of Boulder, Wy., Kari (Josh) Bustillos of ...

Huggler 50th

Dennis and Patricia Huggler of 140 Channel Road 1, Alpena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12, 2013 with a dinner at the Alpena Golf Club for family and close friends.Dennis and the former Patricia Alexander were married at First Baptist Church in Alpena on Oct. 12, 1963. Joy ...

Frary 60th

David and Jeanette Frary of 3114 Indian Reserve Rd., celebrated their 60th anniversary on Sept. 1 at a mass at St. Bernard Catholic Church that included a special blessing for them. The service was followed by a party with family and friends at Lafarge Social Club.Mr. Frary and the former ...

Schultz 65th

Elmer and Frances Schultz of Ossineke were honored at a family dinner held at Cattails Restaurant in Ossineke on Sept. 11 celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.The party was hosted by their three daughters: Denise Schultz of Hubbard Lake, Inez DeTeso of Chelmsford, Mass., and Sharron (Joe) ...

Atkinson 60th

Roger and Betty Atkinson of Lachine celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their immediate family at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Dan Berry. Their special guest was Dr. Annie Bahling of Resda, Calif.Roger and Betty were married Oct. 3, 1953, and had five ...

Bromund 60th

George R. and Bette Bromund of 618 Red Robin Rd., Seffner, Fla., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house with friends and family held at the home of daughter Denise (Ted) in Riverview, Fla.Mr. Bromund and the former Sarah E. Matchem were married Oct. 17, 1953 in Oscoda by ...

Klein 65th

Jack and Jeanne Klein of 170 Eagle Rd., Alpena, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 7 in Chicago with immediate family: Rob and Lynn Klein and family, Sue Schwartz and Connie Hackersmith.They have five grandsons, one granddaughter and one great-grandson. Jack retired from Abitibi ...

Klein 65th

Jack and Jeanne Klein of 170 Eagle Rd., Alpena, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 7 in Chicago with immediate family: Rob and Lynn Klein and family, Sue Schwartz and Connie Hackersmith.They have five grandsons, one granddaughter and one great-grandson. Jack retired from Abitibi ...

Kindt 50th

Clarence and Sandy Kindt of 113 River Rd., Ossineke, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 10.The couple celebrated with an Alaskan cruise. Upon their return from the cruise, they enjoyed a dinner with family and friends.Mr. Kindt and the former Sandy Carlson were married Aug. 10, ...

Basney 50th

Burt and Carol Basney of Hillman celebrated their anniversary half-way around the world from where they were married 50 years ago. They were wed in Ludwigsburg, Germany on June 30, 1963, where they were teaching U.S. Army dependents.This last June 30, the couple renewed their vows on top of ...

Kowalski 50th

Jerry and Donna Kowalski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary touring Ireland and Scotland. One of the highlights of the trip was being in Scotland at Edinburgh Castle for a Military Tattoo performance on Aug. 24, the date of their anniversary.In July the couple hosted an open house for ...

Johns 25th

Roger and Jenni Johns, residents of Toledo, Ohio, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary Sept. 7, 2013.Mr. Johns and the former Jenni Ritzler were married at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1988. They met while members of the Michigan Army National Guard.Jenni was ...

Hanson 60th

William and Delores Hanson of 3550 French Rd., Alpena, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1, with a trip to Seattle, Wash.The couple's children are Ken and Pam MacArthur of Alpena, Tamyra Hanson of Presque Isle, and Eric and Charlene Hanson of Hansville, Wash. Their grandchildren ...

Hanson 60th

William and Delores Hanson of 3550 French Rd., Alpena, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1, with a trip to Seattle, Wash.The couple's children are Ken and Pam MacArthur of Alpena, Tamyra Hanson of Presque Isle, and Eric and Charlene Hanson of Hansville, Wash. Their grandchildren ...

Hillman chiropractor writes book geared to Amish

Dr. Richard Olree of Hillman is one of those rare doctors who still makes old-fashioned house calls. The catch is, the patients he visits are strictly among the local Amish communities."I do house calls for two different Amish communities one in Ossineke and one in Mio," Olree said. "As an ...

Kennedy 30th

Richard and Patricia Kennedy of Werth Road, Alpena, are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were married Aug. 25, 1983 in Alpena.Richard is retired from the Port Huron Paper Company while Patricia spent her years as a homemaker.The couple's children are Rick Kennedy of ...