Keith and Mabel Weiland of 2377 Woodcrest Drive, Alpena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 7 with a blessing of their marriage vows by Father Greg McCallum at the 4 p.m. mass at St. Anne Catholic Church. There was a family dinner following the mass at Rosa's Italian Restaurant.
The couple's children are Rose and Dave Szydlowski of Alpena, Greg and Debbie Weiland of Alpena, and Tom and Stefania Weiland of Rosemont, Ill. In addition to their children, they have six grandchildren: Ryan and Adam Szydlowski, Macie and Joseph Weiland, all of Alpena, and Francesca and Carla Weiland of Rosemont, Ill.
Mr. Weiland and the former Mabel Kerr were married on Nov. 7, 1959, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Rogers City. Keith retired from The Alpena Newspaper Co. in 2001 after 39 1/2 years of service.