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Love letter

Love letter

Happy 64th wedding anniversary to my dear wife, Marie Esther Winberg. We were married in church in Manistee on April 15, 1950. The church has been torn down and rebuilt in a new location. Parkdale Inn, where our reception was held, is torn down. But, our marriage has survived and our love continues to grow. […]

Birth

Mihalik Amber Mihalik, of Manistee, is a parent of Cashious Clayton Mihalik Johnson, born April 2, 2014, at West Shore Medical Center. Cashious weighed 5 pounds, 12.8 ounces and measured 17.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Patricia Mihalik, Scott Mihalik and Len Johnson. Cashious was welcomed home by siblings Cheyenne Mihalik and Kristopher and Ashley Sensabaugh.

BIRTHS

BIRTHS

Gremore Dylan and Tianna Gremore welcomed the birth of their son, Martin Wayne Gremore, at 5:29 p.m. on March 26, 2014, at West Shore Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Michael and Melanie Ceplina of Manistee. Paternal grandparents are Nathan and Marceil Gremore of […]

Wild and Lantz announce wedding

Wild and Lantz announce wedding

Although summer is a distant memory during this long and bone-chilling winter, the warmth of the love from this wedding continues on in our hearts. On the last day of summer in September 2013, Samuel and Sarah (Wild) Lantz were married at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and […]

Spring Welcomed

Spring Welcomed

The Classie Lassie chapter of the Red Hat Society met to welcome the first day of spring and celebrate Women’s History Month. The Lassies enjoyed delicious soups and sandwiches at the River Street Stockyard & Spirits then walked down the street to the Manistee County Historical Museum. Director Mark Fetter gave a delightful presentation about the […]

Zunker promoted to captain

Zunker promoted to captain

Carl A. Zunker has been promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Air Force. Zunker is currently serving as Officer In Charge with 7th Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas. He has served in the military for 16 years. His wife, Kimberly, is the daughter of Connie B. and […]

Century celebration

Century celebration

Renee Bader, born Feb. 8, 1914 in Arcadia, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. She was born to Peter and Amanda Adams and had three older brothers and an older and younger sister. Her family was hard-working and not very wealthy, but all musically inclined. They had a piano, which she started to play for family […]

PONDERING WITH P.J.: Recovering from surgery

Nothing will put your life into perspective like sitting around the house on the night before scheduled surgery. I instantly replayed all the horror stories I’d been told in the last month and decided all those “mutilated” people are living quite productive lives…and I would too…if I could learn to use my left hand a […]

Duchon/Dante wedding announcement

Duchon/Dante wedding announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen and Janet Duchon and Ms. Beverly Witucki of Manistee are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Jacqueline Susanne Duchon to Joel Robert Dante, son of Mr. Brian Dante and the late Lois Dante of Portland, Maine and most recently Millburn, N.J. The future bride is a […]