ESCANABA - Family members and friends gathered for a Hawaiian Luau on July 2 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Bob and Marge Bichler.
Bob and the former Marge St. Peter were united in marriage on Sept. 16, 1961, in Charlevoix.
Attending the luau were Carl and Pat (Corbisier) Lawson, who witnessed the marriage of Bob and Marge.
Marge and Bob Bichler
The couple are the parents to four children. Lisa (Larry) Bartel of Bark River, Lora (Sam) Hensley of Flat Rock, Greg (Cristina) Bichler of Soo Hill, and Glen (Gretchen) Bichler of New Baltimore Mich. They also have 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Bob is retired from Gallagher Marine. He enjoys woodworking and rebuilding his 1934 Gram Paige.
Marge is retired from private housekeeping. Her hobbies include knitting and card clubs.
They both enjoy long car rides and their grandchildren.