Edward and Delores Wojcicki of 1878 Schmidt Drive, Alpena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gathering held Nov. 30, 2013 at the APlex.
Edward and the former Delores Demski were married Dec. 28, 1963 at St. Alfred Church in Taylor. They have four children: Jeanette (Mark) Beegle of Alpena, Edward (Wendy) Wojcicki of Sidney, Deanna (Gary) Cowden of Lowell and Theresa (Steve) Peter of McHenry, Ill.
The couple have eight grandchildren: Janet Tankersley, Michael Beegle, Rachael Quantz, Delcan Beegle, Danial Cowden, Allie Cowden, Audrey Peter and Kyra Peter. The also have four great-grandchildren: Isabelle Amara Tankersley, Makayla Linda Beegle, Madison Kaye Beegle and Carly Ruth Beegle.
Sharing in the anniversary celebration was one member of the couple's original wedding party, maid of honor Marion Anderson of Alpena.
Edward is retired from Chrysler Corp. Delores is employed at Alpena Regional Medical Center as a personal care assistant.