Michael and Carol Balog of Farrier Road, Hillman, celebrated their 50th anniversary on May 5 with a buffet style-dinner and reminiscing at the United Methodist Church in Hillman.
Mr. Balog and the former Carol Thomson were married May 5, 1962, at the home of Carol's parents, Alan and Margaret Thomson of Lachine. Their children are Jacqueline and Dean Robinson, Curtis and Melissa Balog, Randall and Tina Balog, and Lisa and Kory Goebel, all of Hillman. They also have 17 grandchildren, including Jessica, Joshua, Jonathan, Kayla, Travis, Gavin, Gabrielle, Gwen, Grace, Geyer, Giuliana, Gentry, Tanner, Levi, Haydn, Kolton and Jedrek.
Michael is retired from Lafarge Corp. and farms today. Carol was a church custodian and full-time homemaker.