Edward and Elfie Jahnke of 539 Thunder Bay Ave., Alpena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 12, making it a special dinner day with friends at the Courtyard Restaurant.
Mr. Jahnke and the former Elfie Host were married Feb. 12, 1959, in Goeppingen, Germany. Their children are Monica E. Jahnke of Rochester Hills and Arnold E. (Heidi) Jahnke of Loveland, Colo. They also have three grandchildren: Shane Jahnke Jaroch of Rochester Hills, and Nicole and Ryan Jahnke of Loveland, Colo.
The couple is employed at Self E-J Painting and Decorating.