TRAVERSE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Donnelly of Traverse City celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Nov. 9, 2013.
The couple renewed their marriage vows at the 4 p.m. Mass at St. Francis Catholic Church in Traverse City. A dinner-dance followed in the Courtyard Rooms at the Park Place Hotel.
The couple were both born in Petoskey and were high school sweethearts. Mr. Donnelly served in the U.S. Army before their marriage. Mrs. Donnelly graduated from Petoskey Beauty Academy.
They were married on Nov. 9, 1963, at St. Francis Church in Petoskey and moved to Traverse City in 1966. Mr. Donnelly owns Creative Kitchens and Mrs. Donnelly and her partner own Pazzazz, both in Woodmere Commons.
The couple have two children, Lisa (Bret) Crandall, and Dennis (Jenise) Donnelly. They also have four grandchildren.