DeRooys celebrate golden anniversary

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Larry and Jean DeRooy were married on the first day of spring, March 20, 1964, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Clare by Minister F. Van Parker performing the services.

They celebrated their golden anniversary on March 20, 2014, with three sons, Larry (with wife) Nadeem DeRooy, Lorne DeRooy and Lerrin DeRooy, with sister Nancy Burch, sister-in-law Mary Lou DeRooy, grand daughter Ashleigh DeRooy, niece Dawn and two grand nieces, Bella, Katie and with many friends.

Grandchildren are Lea, Steven, Thomas, Nakita, Trinity and Ashleigh. The couple also has three great grandchildren.

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They renewed their vows by Pastor Raymond Kahla and his wife, Fran.

Jean is employed at Magna Industries. Larry is employed at PSI.

“We will see our diamond anniversary with the grace of God,” Larry said.