Jim and Regina Thompson celebrate 65 years

Jim and Regina Thompson on Aug. 18, 1956
Jim and Regina Thompson today

Jim Thompson and Regina Besaw were united in marriage on Aug. 18, 1956, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Herron.

On Aug. 15, they renewed their vows at All Saint’s Catholic Church, with all their children in attendance: Randy (Susan), and Robert (Marilyn) from Orange, California, Lori Loring (David) from Muskegon, and Todd (Mary) from Alpena.

On Aug. 14, they were surprised by a party hosted by family and friends from Florida, California, Wisconsin, and Michigan, with 87 people in attendance.

They are blessed with four children, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. They have spent the last 25 winters in Apache Jet, Arizona.


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