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Bittner – Tilmann engagement announcement

Bittner – Tilmann engagement announcement

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Jim and Diane Bittner, of Big Rapids, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Eliese Danae Bittner, to Scott Joseph Tilmann, son of Frank Tilmann, of Big Rapids and Kathy Wright, of Chase. Eliese is a 2011 graduate of Crossroads Charter Academy and will graduate in December 2014 with her associates […]

Ruttle – Hill engagement announcement

Ruttle – Hill engagement announcement

Scott and Lisa Ruttle, of Reed City, and Tom and Pat Hill, of Kalamazoo, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Dana Ruttle and Tommy Hill. Dana is a 2006 graduate of Reed City High School and a 2011 graduate of Ferris State University with a degree in elementary education with a (ZA) […]

Kennedy-Becker engagement announcement

Kennedy-Becker engagement announcement

  ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Mike and Connie Sheldon, of Evart, along with Randy and Carol Becker, of Kenosha, Wis., would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jeanette Becker, to Christopher Kennedy, of Macomb Township. Jeanette is a 2003 Reed City High School graduate and a 2009 Ferris State University graduate. She is currently pursuing […]

Zehr 25th wedding anniversary

Zehr 25th wedding anniversary

25TH ANNIVERSARY: Tim and Sue Zehr, of Paris, are celebrating 25 years of marriage on Oct. 6, 2014. The couple married on Oct. 6, 1989, in Grand Rapids. They have since relocated to Paris. Their children and grandchildren are their pride and joy. They feel very blessed and look forward to even better years to come! Tim […]

Maneke-Litrenta wedding announcement

Maneke-Litrenta wedding announcement

  Kenneth and Linda Maneke would like to announce the marriage of their daughter Marie Lynn to Michael W. Litrenta. The lakeside wedding took place at Clear Lake Country Golf Club on May 31, 2014. Marie is employed at River Town Realty and Mike is employed at Paris AllSharp. (Courtesy photo)

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

50TH ANNIVERSARY: Ray and Patricia (Welniak) Faber, of Mecosta, are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Sept. 19, 2014. They were married on September 19, 1964, at St. Charles Catholic Church, Leaton.  Mr. and Mrs. Faber, formerly of Mount Pleasant, have four children: Ray (Deb) Faber, of Mt. Pleasant, Mike (Robin) Faber, of Shepherd, Christie (Jesse) […]

Couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

Couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: Helen and Gordon Burden are celebrating 65 years together. They were married on Aug. 19, 1949 and are lifelong residents of Stanwood. They raised four children and have eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. The family wishes to congratulate their Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa. (Courtesy photo)

Hofman serving in the U.S. Navy

Hofman serving in the U.S. Navy

NAVYMAN: Machinist Mate Fireman Bradley Hofman, from Big Rapids, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the Norfolk-based destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98). USS Forrest Sherman is longer than 1.5 football fields at nearly 510 feet long. The ship is 66 feet wide and weighs more than 9,200 tons. Twin gas turbine engines can […]

Coso receives Ph.D

Coso receives Ph.D

ACADEMIC SUCCESS: Alexandra E. Coso, of Lakeland, Fla., recently received her Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to her doctorate from Georgia Tech, Coso holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the […]