Family Archive

Births

Births

Riley James and Jessica Riley, of Manistee, are parents of Kynlee Ann Riley, born June 25, 2014, at West Shore Medical Center. Kynlee weighed 7 pounds, 13.4 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Becky and William Rabidue. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Peggy Riley, of Manistee. Kynlee was welcomed home by sibling Trentyn. Vartyak Brenton and Kelly […]

MHS CLASS REUNION

MHS CLASS REUNION

    Members of Manistee High School’s Class of 1964 gathered for their 50th reunion at Manistee Golf & Country Club on July 6. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Margo Numelin Plamondon, Kathe Wisniski Cabot, Linda Thorson Thoman, Mary Edmonson Moskalski, Phil Hildebrand; (second row) Don Chmielewski, Dave Kostecki, Larry Tabaczka, Alice Froncek Bottrell, Donna Fuchs […]

Baumans celebrate 50th anniversary

Baumans celebrate 50th anniversary

Ken and Susie Bauman recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party given by their family members Michael, Teri and Emily, Kevin, Karen, Ashley and Matthew, Mary, Missy, Nicholas and Evan, Shawn, Kelly and Payton. The couple was married on Feb. 22, 1964 in Manistee. 

Births

Duby Paul and BreAnne Duby, of Manistee, are parents of Eden Irene Duby, born at 8:32 a.m. on July 10, 2014, at West Shore Medical Center. Eden weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19 inches. Maternal grandparents are John and Katharine Beckwith of Pomona, Calif. Paternal grandparents are Ken and Donna Duby, of Saginaw, […]

Local woman honored

Local woman honored

BALDWIN — Ellie Koon was recently recognized for decades of dedicated contributions to the sea lamprey control program and to plan, implement, lead and improve lampricide application. Koon received the Vernon Applegate Award for Outstanding Contributions to Sea Lamprey control on June 3 at the Great Lakes Fishery Commission’s annual meeting in Chicago. She is a former […]

Cronk presents God’s Not Dead proceeds

Cronk presents God’s Not Dead proceeds

After the Vogue Theatre world premiere screening of God’s Not Dead on March 19 and subsequent screenings, director Harold Cronk offered his share of the film’s proceeds to local organizations Manistee Community Kitchen and Love INC. Pictured (from left to right) are community kitchen board members Sharon Lemmer, Kelly Greve and Sally Somsel, Cronk, Vogue […]

Dontz and Warnke announce engagement

Dontz and Warnke announce engagement

Bridget Dontz, daughter of Steve and Mary Lynn Dontz of Manistee, and David Warnke, son of Gary and Marabeth Warnke of Farmington Hills, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Bridget graduated from Manistee High School in 2001 and Grand Valley State University in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Secondary Education. She is […]

Matthew and Christy Opalka announce birth of daughter

Matthew and Christy Opalka, of Canton, are parents of Amelia Grace Opalka, born June 16, 2014, at Providence Park Hospital in Novi. Amelia weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Denise and Jim Segerson of Plymouth. Paternal grandparents are Len and Diane Opalka of Manistee.