Tom and Elinor Wells celebrate 65 years of marriage

Tom and Elinor Wells
Tom and Elinor Wells

POWERS — Tom and Elinor Wells of Powers celebrated 65 years of marriage on Dec. 27.

The couple were married at St. Brunos Church in Nadeau, Mich. on Dec. 27, 1958. Their best man was Bill Wells, brother of the groom, and the maid of honor was Jeanette Poupore Wells, sister of the bride.

The couple celebrated the anniversary with a Mass and special blessing by Father Benny at St. John Neumann Parish for their 65th anniversary. The service was followed by a gathering with family and friends, including their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Both Tom and Elinor have many hobbies as they enjoy retirement. Tom enjoys playing the tuba in many bands (including the Decedants, where he plays with his grandchildren) and was a member of the Lions Club and active in community projects for 60 years. He was a bricklayer and a stone mason for 68 years, loves to snowmobile, hunt and fish.

Elinor enjoys taking care of her flowers, gardening and being outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They have 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Their children include, Terry (Willie) Grondine of Hermansville, Karen (David) Rochon of Hermansville, Ron (Connie) Wells of Powers, Diane (Gary) McMillen of Louisville, Tenn., Greg (Ellen) Wells of Green Bay and Renee (Mark) Whitens of Hermansville.


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