Deans celebrating 65th wedding anniversary

Wellington and Barbara Dean

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 celebrate their marriage were held in both Detroit and Alpena, where the couple has since resided.

Welly and Barb are the parents of two daughters: Lisa (David) Patterson of Marion, Iowa, and Andrea (Jerry) Patterson of Topinabee, Mich. The couple also has five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Their family is honored to be a part of their legacy and love.


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