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MHS 70th CLASS REUNION

MHS 70th CLASS REUNION

Manistee High School Class of 1944 celebrated its 70th class reunion on Sept. 4, sharing memories and lunch at the Bungalow Inn. Pictured (front row, left to right) are Betty May (Richards) Dulebohn, Betty Lou (Wagner) Miehlke, Marie (Muszynski) Sagala and Gordon Piotrowski; (back row) Vincent Miklas, Erv Kowalski, Dean Thompson, Doug Jensen and Allan Anderson.

Lions accept fireplace funds

Lions accept fireplace funds

Members of the Michigan State Police Ludington/Manistee retirees group recently presented a check to the Manistee Lions to jump start fundraising for a fireplace at the group’s new pavilion. Pictured is Lion Martha Alberts accepting the $300 check from Bob and Shirley Bratschi. (Eric Sagonowsky/News Advocate)

Birth

Ashley Rose Irwin and Aaron Ray Maddox, of Bear Lake, are parents of Eric Donald Maddox, born Aug. 29, 2014, at West Shore Medical Center. Eric weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 21 inches. Maternal grandparents are Brenda DeWitt and Harold Murphy of Kaleva. Paternal grandparents are Kelly and James Maddox of Bear Lake.

Miller, McNeil to wed

Miller, McNeil to wed

Kelvin and Kim Malstrom are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Justin Allen Miller, to Betty Jean McNeil, daughter of John and Shelley McNeil of Welches, Ore. Justin and Betty currently reside in Long Beach, Calif.. The wedding will take place in Palm Desert California on Oct. 18, 2014.

Classmates gather for 57th reunion

Classmates gather for 57th reunion

Twelve of the 21 remaining members of the St. Joseph High School Class of 1957 gathered for their 57th reunion at Manistee Golf & Country Club on Aug. 9, 2014. The class also attended mass at St. Joseph Church that afternoon. Pictured (from left to right) in the front row are Jean (Baranek) Rhodea, Marilyn (Richwalski) […]

Athletes honored at annual Special Olympics picnic

Athletes honored at annual Special Olympics picnic

MANISTEE — Lupe Covarrubias and Alfred Finner were awarded 2014 Area 24 Special Olympics Inspirational Athlete of the Year at an annual picnic in Irons on Aug. 23. Covarrubias participates in cycling, poly hockey, basketball, swimming and bowling. She always tries her best and helps the other athletes and coaches. Covarrubias said she likes the exercise, friendships and […]

Births

Grandy Shiann W. Gonzalez and Ryan D. Grandy, of Manistee, are parents of Serenity Star Grandy, born Aug. 21, 2014, at West Shore Medical Center. Serenity weighed 9 pounds and 7 ounces. Maternal grandparent is Elizabeth Gonzalez, of Manistee. Paternal grandparent is Wendy Grandy, of Manistee. Serenity was welcomed home by siblings Honey Bear and […]