FRANKENMUTH, Mich. - Charles E. and Patricia McMartin of Essexville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at their son's home in Frankenmuth, Mich. Chuck and Pat are natives of Escanaba.
The former Patricia Schaut and Charles were married Jan. 27, 1949, at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Detroit.
The couple has six children - Deborah McMartin-Finkel of Lansing; Heidi Heeringa of Ann Arbor; Mary McMartin of Essexville; Dawn McClellan of St. Louis, Mo., Charles McMartin of Frankenmuth and Patrick McMartin of Essexville. They also have 17 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Patricia and Charles McMartin, 1949
Charles, a former pharmacist and public relations director at Bay Regional Medical Center, and Patricia, also a pharmacist at Bay Regional Medical Center, are both retired.