Thomas and Barbara Holzman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 25, beginning with a mass and special blessing by Rev. Greg McCallum at St. Mary Catholic Church.
A dinner reception followed at Alpena Golf Club, hosted by their children and spouses, Pat Holzman, Michael (Sandra) Holzman, Mary (John) Kleven of Madison Heights and James (Larysa) Holzman of Chesterfield Township. Guests enjoyed an anniversary cake and chocolate fountain. Highlighting the evening was music performed by Joe Brisson and friends.
Sharing in this special occasion were members of the original wedding party, including Theresa Dignan, Mary (Phillips) Brooks of Wisconsin, Maxine Smrekar of Davison and Louis Odusky; and their grandchildren, Makenzie, Madelyn and Ethan Holzman. Seventy-five guests attended from near and far.
The couple hosted a potato pancake breakfast for their guests at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Alpena. Following the festivities, the couple enjoyed a trip to Pennsylvania and West Virginia.