Bob and Carol Ellery of 2237 W. Pine Drive, Alpena, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on July 14, 2012 at St. Anne Parish Hall. In attendance were the members of their original wedding party along with 170 guests. Their vows were renewed at their home on July 13 with Father Greg.
Bob and the former Carol Soltysiak were married July 14, 1962, at St. Bernard Catholic Church.
Their children, Laura with Ted Somers and Rhonda with Terry Eastman and Ken, with their grandchildren Brittany and Brandon Cramer, Kayla and Courtney Keller and Brock Ellery, were instrumental in helping with this special day.
Bob retired from Lafarge and Carol from Kmart.