James and Eileen Kuchnicki recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren at a mass celebration and family dinner.
The couple were married Sept.7, 1959, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Posen. Their children are Mary Beth (Paul) Kuehl of Lake Orion; Carleen Wagner of Sellersberg, Ind.; Kathleen and the late Thomas Mudry of Alplharetta, Ga.; and Marcie (Geoff) Shaughnessy of Royal Palm Beach, Fla. Their grandchildren are Midshipman 1/C Andrew Kuehl of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.; Matthew Kuehl of Lake Orion; Chelsea Wagner of Indiana; Anna and Alec Mudry of Georgia; and Sarah Shaughnessy of Florida.
James is retired from Clark Oil Corp. and Inland Lakes Management and Eileen is retired from Alpena Public Schools.