Dennis and Janet Artley of 236 Mason St., Alpena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 2 with a dinner for family and friends held at Churchill Pointe Inn. Memories were shared by the guests throughout the evening. Prior to the dinner, hors d'oeuvres were served on the deck overlooking Hubbard Lake.
The couple was married July 2, 1960, at Evangelical Covenant Church in Gladstone. They have three children: Kent (Debra) of Sault Ste. Marie, Todd (Tammy) of Presque Isle and Scott (Nina) of Naylor, Ga. They also have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Dennis is retired from the Internal Revenue Service. Janet is retired from Alpena Regional Medical Center.