Anniversaries

Kollien 50th

James and Janice Kollien of 1346 Wayne Road, Alpena, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17, 2013. A blessing of their marriage will be given at the 4 p.m. mass at St. Anne Catholic Church. A dinner with their closest family and friends will follow.The couple's son will ...

Jarmuzewski 50th

Kenneth and Mary Jarmuzewski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner party on Aug. 3, 2013, at the Sanctuary Inn in Alpena. Celebrating with the couple were family and friends, along with members of the original wedding party, including Gary Jarmuzewski, Anne (Jodway) Peters, ...

Spaeth 40th

Dr. Donald and Patty Spaeth of 8604 Northpoint Shores, Alpena, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They rejoice over God's blessings during their 40 years of marriage, and thank God for His creation of marriage between man and woman (Gen. 2:24).The couple have four daughters, fours ...

Mills 50th

Arnie and Sandy Mills recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Holiday Inn. The dinner was hosted by their children, Duane and Laura Mills of Toledo, Ohio; Brian Mills of Grand Rapids; and Brad and Shawna Mills of Dayton, Ohio.The couple were married ...

Ross 45th

Ron and Kaye Ross celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary by taking a trip to Las Vegas. Ron and the former Kaye Arthur were married on Aug. 3, 1968, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena. They have three children, Amy (Rodney) Jacobs of Lehigh Acres, Fla., Ron (Kristie) Ross of Howell, and ...

O’Neil 60th

Bill and Marion (Bartow) O'Neil of Hillman are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 26, 1953 at Hillman United Methodist Church.Jim Connon and Bill Bartow stood with the groom while Mavis (Bartow) Hardies and Donna (Emlot) Casewell attended the bride. Their life ...

Kamyszek 55th

Alfonse and Margaret Kamyszek of 7228 Long Rapids Rd., Alpena, recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center.They were honored with a lovely dinner and music. Their children are Randy Kamyszek, Bill and Theresa ...

Amell 50th

James and Jeanette Amell of Scott Road, Hubbard Lake, formerly of Waterford, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22.Mr. Amell and the former Jeanette Bartz were married June 22, 1963, at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Herron by the late Rev. Willard Merce. They were employed by ...

Somers 60th

Alfred and Shirley Somers recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at The Courtyard in Alpena.The couple have two children: Steven and Lorrie Somers, and Debbie and Dave Wardman, all of Alpena. Their grandchildren include Brad and Felonie Somers, Matt and Helen ...

Haaxma 30th

Kurt and Margie Haaxma of 1137 Washington, Alpena, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren at Word of Life Baptist Church morning service. Afterward, they were honored with a lovely dinner planned at Holiday Inn of Alpena by their children.Their ...

King 25th

Terry and Luciana King of Alpena, recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. A dinner with friends and family was held May 25, 2013, at the APlex and included a meal catered by JJ's and music by Don LeTourneau.Mr. King and the former Luciana Zolnierek were married May 28, 1988 at St. ...

Skoog 59th

Bill and Irene (Tootsie) Skoog of Hubbard Lake celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary with their two daughters on June 2, 2013.Bill and Irene were married June 5, 1954. Their daughters are Linda Skoog of Holt and Debbie (Ron) Pettit of Ionia. They have two grandsons, William C. and Erie L. ...

Wood 50th

Warren and Marilyn Wood of 450 N. Addison, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the May 18, 2013 marriage of their grandson.Mr. Wood and the former Marilyn Simon were married May 11, 1963 at Peace Lutheran Church in Saginaw. Their children are Warren (Shirley) Wood Jr. of Freeland, ...

McLarty 72nd

John and Virginia McLarty of 426 Mirre, Alpena, will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary with a family gathering over the summer.Mr. McLarty and the former Virginia Muellerweiss were married May 30, 1941, in Detroit. Their children are John McLarty of Correlville, Iowa and Susan (David) ...

Baker 70th

Louis C. and Jane (Jean) Baker of Zbytowski Road, Alpena, will celebrate their 70th anniversary on May 15.Louis C. and the former Jane (Jean) Kaiser were married May 15, 1943, at St. Rose Church of Herron by Father Lucian Bourget.They have two children, Wayne (Gloria) of Manchester and DeeAnn ...

Lang 25th

Rodney and JoEllen Lang of Boulder City, Nev., recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. Mr. Lang and the former JoEllen Kluce were married April 16, 1988, at Hope Lutheran Church in Hubbard Lake.The couple have one daughter and son-in-law, Tiffany and Andrew Tracey of Euless, ...

Smith 60th

Wes and Eleanore Smith of Hillman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 25, followed by a party on April 27 at the Green Township Hall in Lachine.All four children were present for the celebration, along with many of their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They also were ...

Krajnik 60th

Aloysius and Martha Krajnik of Alpena are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 18, 1953, at St. Casimir Church in Posen.The couple have six children: Donald Krajnik, Ruth (Barry) Nelson and Julie Krajnik, all of Alpena; Jane (Greg McCormack) and Loretta (Perry ...

Page 64th

Russ and Beverly Page of 14454 Long Lake Road, are celebrating their 64th anniversary. Mr. Page and the former Beverly McLaren were married April 16, 1949.The couple have two sons: Jim Page of Seattle, Wash., and Bob (Belinda) Page of Alpena. Their grandchildren are Kyla Zastrow, Dustin Stoen ...

Hansen 60th

Harvey and Jenny Hansen celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren over the Christmas holidays with a special gathering at their farm home.Harvey Hansen and Jenny Hall were married Dec. 27, 1952 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Alpena. ...