Carl and Catherine Skwirsk of Alpena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner party at the 19th Hole.
Attending were their three children, Anthony (Michelle) Skwirsk of Summerville, S.C.; Dr. Maureen Mead (fiance Steve Mousseau) of Alpena; and Thomas (Tanya) Skwirsk of Canton. Also in attendance were their eight grandchildren, Danielle and Kyle Skwirsk; Isaac, Garrett, Arron and Mitchell Mead; and Jacob and Ethan Skwirsk.
Sharing in the celebration were members of the original wedding party: James (Joan) Skwirsk of Lapeer, Barbara (Joe) Mouthaan of Hubbard Lake, Richard (Mary Lou) Lauwers of Imlay City and Margie Matovina of Farmington Hills.
Mr. Skwirsk and the former Catherine Lauwers were married Jan. 16, 1960, at Church of the Immaculate Conception in Lapeer.