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Happy 50th Anniversary



Herb and Gail Merlington, of Cedar Springs, will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary. They were married on March 30, 1963 in the Methodist Church in Cedar Springs. Their children are Robert L. Merlington, Todd & Laura Merlington and Michelle Merlington. They have 7 grandchildren, Justin, Jon, Cody, Frazier, Tyler, Alexis & Alyana. Herb & Gail believe the secret to their marriage is communication, love and understanding.

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Celebrating 55 years

_C-Hegedus-AnnivRoses are red,

Violets are blue,

You haven’t killed him

And he hasn’t killed you…


Now THAT’S a successful marriage!

Happy Anniversary Mom & Pop Hegedus

55 years and still going strong!


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Kim & Connie Smith

Celebrating 25 years

of Marriage

Kim & Connie Smith


Kim and Connie (Gillespie) Smith of Cedar Springs are sharing their 25th Wedding Anniversary on Wednesday, February 6 2013.

Wishing you many more happy years together.


We love you…

Your Family

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55th Anniversary

Jerry and Peggy Avery

 Jerry and Peggy Avery of Cedar Springs are celebrating their 55th Anniversary on November 12, 2012. They have been blessed with two sons, Michael and Denise Avery and Timothy and Kim Avery, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. They will celebrate with a family dinner. Their secret to a long successful marriage is to “Keep you mouth shut”.

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7th Anniversary




Jack and Riley Lesperance will celebrate their 7th Wedding Anniversary on October 8, 2012. They have known each other for 54 years. Jack raised 2 children and Riley raised 1 child. They have 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

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50th Wedding Anniversary

50th Wedding Anniversary



Gerald (Jerry) & Beverly (Bev) Schaap are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 5, 2012. In 1962, they got married on her mother, Varita DeVries’ birthday and her parents, Francis (Gus) & Varita DeVries wedding anniversary.

One year later on October 5th 1963, Jerry’s widowed grandma, Eva Bond, married Clarench Mowen.

Two years after Jerry & Bev were married, on October 5, 1964, their first child, David N. Schaap was born. Four years later on March 5, 1968, their daughter, Sue L. Schaap was born.

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Dawn & Nate Cooper

25th Anniversary

Lifetime of Love

Please join us in the renewing of our vows & 25th Wedding Anniversary. September 23, 2012 from 1-5 pm at Spencer Township Hall, 14960 Meddler Ave. NE, Gowen, Michigan.

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50th Anniversary

Bill & Kathy Cole



Bill & Kathy (Newland) Cole will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 20, 1962. Their children are Micthcell & Beth Cole and Michelle Oakes & Ed Shuart. Their granchildren are Tyler Travis and Marissa Oakes. Cards can be sent to: 17191 Meddler Ave., Sand Lake, MI 49319

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50th Anniversary

Curt & Lois Phillips

Curt & Lois Phillips of Sand Lake are celebrating their 50th Anniversary. The happy duo were married June 30th 1962 at the United Methodist Church in Cedar Springs.

Mr. & Mrs. Phillips have two children, Tim (Beth) Phillips, Michelle (Jeff) Paepke. Three grandchildren, Kari (Larry) Magoon, Andrew & Nathan Phillips and one great-grandson, Dylan Paepke, all of Sand Lake.
Curt & Lois have always enjoyed traveling & camping with family.
If you would like to congratulate them, you may mail a card to 16051 Sipple Ave., Sand Lake, MI 49343.

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50th Anniversary

David and Julia (Covey) Wheelock

Dave and Julie are celebrating their 50th anniversary in June 23rd. God has blessed them with many friends and family around the USA. We invite you to shower them with cards of celebration at their home:       6096 Grand River Ave., Saranac, MI 48881
They have both enjoyed retirement since 2004. Dave worked 44 years at Gerald R Ford Airport in Grand Rapids. Julie worked 16 plus years at Ionia Public School-Heartlands and traveled several years as “Aunt Julie” to Bible School Programs. They are both active on their small farm of 49 years and in their church, Impact of Lowell-Saranac.
Their children are David Jr. (Cheri) of Albuquerque, NM and Kathy (Bill) Besson of Saranac. The joys of their lives, their three handsome grandsons, David III, Trevor and Bryce.

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