TRAVERSE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Oom of Traverse City will observe their golden wedding anniversary on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
They celebrated the milestone at a family dinner on Nov. 29, 2013, at the Bluebird restaurant in Leland.
Ronald Oom and the former Marilyn Smith were married on Dec. 6, 1963, at Northwest Gospel Hall in Grand Rapids. Pastor Peter Pell officiated at the ceremony.
Mr. Oom retired from Lucent Technology. Mrs. Oom retired from Northwestern Michigan College. They have lived in Traverse City for 41 years.
The couple’s children are Karin Stevens and Kristi (Gary) Greenman, all of Traverse City, and Kathi Oom of Chicago. A son, Kurt Oom, died in infancy.
They also have 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.