Allen and Connie Ratz celebrate 50th anniversary

Allen and Connie Ratz of Hubbard Lake celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 28 with a renewal of marriage vows at Ossineke Beach, officiated by Pastor Robert Nystrom from First United Methodist Church in Alpena. Allen Ratz and Connie Newhouse were married on July 28, 1973 at First United ...

Mike and Kathy Hughes married 50 years

Mike and Kathy Hughes were married on Aug. 25, 1973 in Homestead, Florida. They are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The couple has five children and five grandchildren, and they reside in Rogers City.

Spaeths celebrate 50 years of marriage

Dr. Don and Patty Spaeth of Northpoint Shores, Alpena, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 18. “It is through God’s grace and love that we have shared 50 years of married lives,” the Spaeths said. “We thank God for his creation of marriage between one man and one woman. We ...

Jim and Prudy Blue celebrating 30th wedding anniversary

ALPENA — Jim and Prudy Blue of Alpena will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on July 24. Jim Blue and Prudy Wisniewski were united in marriage on July 24, 1993 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena.

Gerald and Eleanor Stema celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

ALPENA — Gerald and Eleanor Stema were married on June 28, 1958 in Posen, Michigan. They recently celebrated 65 years of marriage, along with their five children — Diane, Christine (Christopher), Tim (Cecelia), Matthew (Trudy), Mark, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends.

Kenneth and Joan Sumerix celebrate 65th anniversary

ALPENA — Kenneth and Joan Sumerix were married 65 years ago on March 1, 1958 in the Alpena Community of Christ Church. A celebration was held in March at The 19th Hole and was hosted by their family as follows: Kim (Birte) Sumerix, Tammy (Terry) Bates, and Kendall (Melony) Sumerix. They ...