Paul and RoseMary Pernie of Alpena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party of 160 family members and friends. The party was hosted by their children at the Wilson Township Hall on Aug. 29.
Mr. Pernie and the former RoseMary Stone were married Aug. 29, 1959, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ossineke.
The couple's children are Susan Braya, Lois (Rich) Chojnacki of Alpena, Mark of FairHaven, Patricia (Joe) Kensa of Alpena and Catherine (Barry) Livermore of King George, Va. They have six grandchildren: Jaclynn Gapczynski, Anthony Gapczynski, Taya Kensa, Tori Kensa, Thomas Szatkowski and Jessica Szatkowski, all of Alpena.