Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — BELLAIRE — Mr. and Mrs. Duane Ferris of Bellaire observed their 65th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2013. A family gathering was hosted June 8 at their home and they were guests of honor at a reception June 9 following services at Church of the Hills.
Duane Ferris and the former Doris Bassage were married on June 12, 1948, at the First Presbyterian Church of Sayre, Pa. The Rev. Paul Wells performed the ceremony.
Mr. Ferris is a retired Presbyterian minister. Mrs. Ferris is a retired registered nurse. They have lived in Bellaire for 23 years.
The couple’s children are David and Toni Ferris and Mark and Maxine Ferris, all of Acme; Jim and Laura Ferris of Marquette; and Paul Ferris and Debi O’Leary of Richmond, Calif. They also have 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.