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Anniversaries

Gills celebrate 60 years of marriage

ESCANABA — On Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, Roman and Gayle (Ramseth) Gill of Escanaba celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, gathering with friends and family at the same church, St. Joseph’s of Perkins, on the same date and time as their wedding day of 1959. A Mass of Thanksgiving was ...

Tourangeaus celebrate 70 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — Escanaba Township (Flat Rock) residents Eugene and Lorraine (Roberts) Tourangeau recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock on July 30, 1949. Both Eugene and Lorraine are wonderful examples to their whole family ...

Stenbergs celebrate 50 years of marriage

STENBERG — Carl and Therese Stenberg of Bark River celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 30 at the Island Resort and Casino Convention Center. The former Therese W. DeGroot married Carl J. Stenberg on June 28, 1969 at St. Joseph Church in Northland, Mich. Carl was owner of and ...

Dishnos celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Christine and Jerry Dishno of Escanaba are celebrating their golden 50th wedding anniversary on July 26. The former Christine Olson married Jerry Dishno in 1969 at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba. The couple will be celebrating their anniversary with a dinner and ...

Zerbels celebrate 50 years of marriage

ZERBEL — Tom and Chris Zerbel of Escanaba are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 12. They were married in 1969 in Battle Creek, Mich. eventually making their way to Escanaba. The couple enjoy traveling between states to visit their three children, five grandchildren, and ...

Gereaus celebrate 50th anniversary

GEREAU — “Aloha” was the greeting to David M. and Judith J. Gereau as they boarded the cruise ship for a fifteen day cruise to Hawaii. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 21, 2019. The celebration started in San Francisco with three days of tours and then boarding ...

DuBois celebrate 60 years of marriage

DUBOIS — The former Anita Motto and Ken DuBois were married May 9, 1959 at St. George Catholic Church in Bark River. Original attendants were Janice Bal, sister of the bride; Barbara Bailey, friend; Deana Kauffman, cousin of the bride; Sherry Hansen, sister of the groom; Glenn Jamar, ...

Camden Randall

SCHROEDER — A baby boy, Camden Randall, was born Feb. 16, to Randy and Kailie (Johnson) Schroeder of Holt, Mich. The baby was delivered at 11:49 a.m. at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 22 inches long. Camden joins his brother Colton at home. The ...

Couillards celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

PERKINS — A 50-year celebration was held in honor of Dale and Cathy Couillard at the Gladstone Campgrounds in August of 2018. A Gladstone native fondly boasting he was an “East Ender,” Dale shared laughter and memories of family and friends of his hometown. The blushing bride, Cathy, who ...

Hockins celebrate 64 years of marriage

HOCKIN — Dan and Marilyn Hockin celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary today. The loving couple were married on Oct. 23, 1954 at The Wesley United Methodist Church in Ironwood, Mich. Attendants were Dan’s brother Ronald and his wife Ruth Ann and Brian “Scutta” and Gail Buccanero. ...

Wellmans celebrate 55 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — John and Marlyn Wellman of Gladstone celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on June 22. They were married in 1963 at the Salvation Army in Escanaba. Original attendants were Jackie Smith, Bonnie Evans, Donna Larson, Dan Evans, Bob and Bill Wellman. Cindy Evans was the flower ...

Welmans celebrate 55 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — John and Marlyn Welman of Gladstone celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on June 22. They were married in 1963 at the Salvation Army in Escanaba. Original attendants were Jackie Smith, Bonnie Evans, Donna Larson, Dan Evans, Bob and Bill Wellman. Cindy Evans was the flower ...

Hammonds celebrate 50th anniversary

GLADSTONE — Paul and Judy (Martin) Hammond of Gladstone celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed June 15, 1968 at First Lutheran Church in Gladstone, and the reception was held at the Terrace Supper Club. Original attendants at the ceremony were Maid of Honor Claudia ...

Jaegers celebrate 60 years of marriage

JAEGER — John and Maxine (Sheedlo) Jaeger, of Escanaba, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a family dinner party at their daughter’s home in Appleton. The couple was married on Sept. 6, 1958, at St. Joseph’s Church in Escanaba. John and Max are the proud parents of five ...

Beauchamps celebrate 50 years of marriage

BEAUCHAMP — The children of Jim and Pat Beauchamp, along with sister Gayle Stoykovich, organized a celebration for the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary. Jim and Pat were married Aug. 31, 1968 at St. Anthony Parish in Wells. The celebration was held at the Eagles Club in Escanaba on Aug. ...

Vincents celebrate 70 years of marriage

GLADSTONE — Ray and Joyce Vincent celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2018 with a vow renewal during mass at All Saints Church in Gladstone. A dinner reception followed attended by family and friends. The Vincents were married on June 30th, 1948 at St. Joseph Catholic ...

Rays celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — Hugh and Rosemary Ray of Escanaba celebrated their 60th anniversary with family and friends at a lodge on Lake Michigan. Hugh and Rosemary have three children, Kevin and Connie Ray of Mass., John and Kenlyn (Ray) Streiber of Conn., and Kalisa Ray of Escanaba. They have seven ...

Butryns celebrate 50 years of marriage

ESCANABA — Gary and Carol (Kaiser) Butryn recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on July 20, 1968 at First Presbyterian Church in Escanaba. Their attendants were Kay Hughes as matron of honor and Debbie Butryn and Sue Rhyner as bridesmaids. The best man ...

DeRidders celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

ESCANABA — On June 9, 2018, Tom and Shirley DeRidder of Escanaba celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Their family attended Mass at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish, followed by a dinner at the Stonehouse. A family trip to Hawaii is planned for the near future. Tom and Shirley were ...

Hughes celebrate 71 years of marriage

HUGHES — Hank and Ileen (Neuens) Hughes, of Escanaba, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary recently. The couple married on Feb. 1, 1947 at Holy Family Parish in Flat Rock. Ileen worked at Montgomery Ward, and as a full-time housewife and mother. She is known for her fabulous cooking ...