Bob and Darlene Ciupka of 10160 Salina Road, Posen, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 29 with a dinner and reception hosted by their children at Bismarck Township Hall in Hawks.
Sharing in the celebration were several members of the original wedding party, including Dale and Kathlyn Noffze of Hawks, Beverly Grulke of Hawks, Carol Fuhrman of Hawks, Neil Altman of Rogers City and Noel Altman of Gaylord.
Mr. Ciupka and the former Darlene Altman were married Aug. 29, 1959, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Metz. Their children are Kathy (Jack) Sutliff of Petoskey, Robert (Paula) of Rogers City and Jeffrey (Kris) of Alpena. Grandchildren are Michele and Brittany Ciupka, Brandon and Brett Ciupka, and Scott and Kaitlyn Sutliff.
Bob is retired from National Gypsum. Darlene is retired from Alpena Regional Medical Center.