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Anniversaries

Andersons celebrate 60th

Terry and Donna (Dubey) Anderson recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. They were married on January 16, 1960, at St Anne’s Catholic Church. Children Pat and Missy Anderson, Lori and David Zeller and Steven and Diane Anderson hosted the celebration. They have nine grandchildren, ...

Lintons celebrate 60th anniversary

Ron and Barbara Linton of Beaver Shores Drive, Lachine, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Feb. 13, 1960, in Westland, Michigan. They moved to Beaver Lake in 1990 after retiring. The Lintons have been blessed with five daughters, 14 grandchildren and 15 ...

Gundersons celebrating 50th anniversary

Jon and Mary Ann Gunderson are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Feb. 7. They were married on Feb. 7, 1970, at St. Mary’s Church in Alpena. They have two sons — James Gunderson of Alpena, and Gary Gunderson of Flagstaff, Arizona.

Etzlers celebrating 55th anniversary

Gary and Linda Etzler will be celebrating their 55th Wedding Anniversary on February 6th. Gary Etzler and Linda Michael were united in marriage on February 6, 1965, in Convoy, Ohio, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. The Etzlers have two children: Jason Etzler (Reanette) of Kennewick, ...

Michael and Anna Smigelski celebrate 65 years

Michael and Anna Smigelski of Alpena recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Michael Smigelski and Anna Szatkowski were married Oct. 2, 1954, in Posen. The couple gathered at the home of their daughter Deborah (Ken) Worm on Oct. 12 to celebrate their anniversary. In ...

Hartmans celebrate 60th anniversary

Gary and Mary Hartman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last month on August 16 at the Oakland Hunt Club located on the Alpena/Alcona County line. Approximately 60 close friends and relatives were in attendance, and the attendees were treated with drinks and appetizers, a buffet-style ...

Lucks celebrate 50th anniversary

Celebrating 50 years of marriage, Lee and Carol (Anderson) Luck of Mikado recently traveled via Amtrak to Seattle, Sacramento and Chicago. They were married on August 17, 1969, at First Baptist Church in Lincoln by the Rev. Ellis Tolly. After graduating from Western Michigan University in ...

Graichens celebrate 70th anniversary

Marjorie and Clyde Graichen Jr., of Alpena, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this month. Marjorie Weinkauf and Clyde Graichen Jr. were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 1949, in Alpena. They gathered on Aug. 17 at the home of granddaughter Jennifer and Scott Stevens, celebrating the ...

Clines celebrate 65th

Anne and Don Cline celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 31. The couple married on July 31, 1954.

Webers celebrate 60th anniversary

Celebrating 60 years of marriage are Marvin and Judy Weber of Spruce, and Panama City Beach, Fla. They were married in Fenton on Aug. 15, 1959. They have two children and two grandchildren. They will be celebrating at their daughter’s home in West Bloomfield with family and friends.

Grulkes celebrate 65th anniversary

Ken and Joan Grulke of 1161 Lake Winyah Road, Alpena, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Ken Grulke and the former Joan Gibbons were married July 10, 1954, at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena. Their children are Gerald Grulke of Muskegon, Michael and Julie Grulke of ...

Deans celebrating 65th wedding anniversary

Wellington and Barbara Dean of Alpena will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 26. They were united in marriage in Detroit, Mich., by Barbara’s Uncle Davis Magee, a Methodist minister who had also wed Barbara’s parents, John and Crete Bruder. Receptions to ...

LaFleches celebrate 50th anniversary

Glen and Karen LaFleche celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February, after mass with a wonderful party hosted by Father James Fitzpatrick. They enjoyed a wonderful meal at the Courtyard, along with their children and grandchildren. Glen and Karen (Krawczak) were married February 8, ...

Heins celebrate 50th anniversary

Ken and Carol (Lee) Hein were married 50 years ago on March 22, 1969, in a candlelight, ecumenical ceremony, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church of Alpena. Father Ignatious O’Brien and Reverend Gilbert Runkel officiated. Their children honored them with an anniversary celebration at Meadow ...

Kilpatricks celebrate 46 years

Jay and Joyce Kilpatrick of Alpena will celebrate their 46th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 17. Their wedding took place in Alpena on Feb. 17, 1973. They are the parents of Sue and Bill Kroll of Alpena, Jeff and Spring Henkel of Florida, and the late Theresa Henkel, Mary and Scott ...

Vogts celebrate 60 years

Charles Vogt and the former Shirley (Himes) are celebrating 60 years together. They were married Jan. 10, 1959, at Grace Episcopal Church in Long Rapids. They were blessed with three children, Tamyra (Cecil) Smith of Backus, Minn., DeLynn Yedinak of Pinckney, Mich., and Scott Vogt of Jackson, ...

Vogts celebrate 60 years

Charles Vogt and the former Shirley (Himes) are celebrating 60 years together. They were married Jan. 10, 1939 at the Grace Episcopal Church in Long Rapids. They were blessed with three children, Tamyra (Cecil) Smith of Backus, Minn., DeLynn Yedinak of Pinckney, Mich., and Scott Vogt of ...

Galloways celebrate 45 years

Tedd and Donna (Morrison) Galloway are celebrating 45 years of marriage. The two were married on Dec. 29, 1973, at the Salvation Army Corps in Alpena. The couple currently resides in Morenci. Tedd Galloway grew up in Riverview and Donna Morrison grew up in Alpena. They met in Alpena. They ...

Nesses celebrate 45th wedding anniversary

David and Suzanne (Towles) Ness were married 45 years ago on Dec. 21, 1973, at Ripley Blvd. Baptist Church of Alpena. Officiating the ceremony was Rev. Walter Hoffman. Attending the bride were the bride’s sister, Saundra Bolton, and Teresa (Ness) Duncan as the junior bridesmaid. Jerry Blue ...