LEELANAU TOWNSHIP — Carol Ann Weiler and Lee Allen Bowen were married in Leland on Sept. 28, 1963. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
The couple met on a blind date on a Friday the 13th in January at Michigan State University. They lived in New York City for the first two years of their marriage and spent the next 27 years in Dearborn, where Mr. Bowen worked for Ford Motor Company and Mrs. Bowen taught kindergarten at Wayne-Westland Schools. They retired in 1992 and moved to Leelanau Township.