Kenneth and Janice Melville of 575 Northwood Drive, Alpena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 2 with family and close friends. A dinner party was held at the Alpena Golf Club hosted by their children, Terry and Lori Staffeld of Indianapolis, Ind., and Gregory and Lisa Melville of Sylvania, Ohio. Grandchildren Michael and Jenna Melville served the anniversary cake cut by Myra Gapske and Loretta Larsen. Original wedding party members in attendance were Carole Sommerfeld and Arnold Kindt.
Mr. Melville and the former Janice Neumann were married Dec. 26, 1959, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Kenneth worked for Besser Company and Janice retired from Alpena Public Schools as a special education teacher.