Harry and Leona Kirk are celebrating their 65th anniversary.
Harry was in the U.S. Army and Leona was a nurse when they were married July 8, 1944.
The couple vacationed in Alpena on Lake Huron beginning in 1970. After retirement, Harry and "Nonnie" moved to Alpena "Wild Peace" on Lake Huron and made that their home for more than 10 years.
They have been active members in the Optimist Club of Alpena since November 1990. Harry was voted Optimist of the Year in the 1990s. They also were instrumental in the groundwork of The Pines of Alpena Retirement Center.
The Kirks continue to play an important part in the lives of their five children, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends.