TRAVERSE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Leo D. Gabier of Traverse City will observe their diamond wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 13. They will celebrate the milestone at an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at their home, 3084 Rennie School Road.
Leo Gabier and Norma L. Antoine were married on June 13, 1953, at the Congregational Church on Washington Street in Traverse City. The Rev. Russell King officiated at the ceremony.
Mr. Gabier was employed by the Traverse City State Hospital for 30 years and retired in 1984. He also retired from the U.S. Coast Guard with 30 years of service. Mrs. Gabier retired from the Traverse City State Hospital after 17 years of employment. Both Mr. and Mrs. Gabier are retired LPNs. They are lifelong Grand Traverse area residents.
The couple’s children are Jeffery L. (Lisa) Gabier of Grand Rapids, Julianne Gabier and Ron Wiles of Ionia, and Jerold L. Gabier and his friend Laura Lemon of Traverse City.
They also have six grandchildren.