Donald and Rita Makowski of 500 Long Rapids Plaza, Apt. 4, Alpena, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A dinner and dance for about 130 guests was hosted by their children at the Eagles Hall in Alpena.
Mr. Makowski and the former Rita Robarge were married Jan. 17, 1959, in Onaway. Their children are Donald (Sherry) Makowski of Gladstone, Tony (Judy) Makowski of Alpena, Dave (Gina) Makowski of Tucson, Ariz., Tim Makowski of South Lyon, Mary (Paul) Araujo of Shelby Township, Yvonne (Terry) Wagner of Northumberland, Pa., and Pamela LeVeck of Alpena. They also have 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Donald is retired from Pearson Mechanical Contracting.