Melvin and Mary Frances (Fritz) Florence celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Jan. 3, 2012 at Grand Haven Nursing Home with family and friends.
They were married in Ravenna, Ky. on Jan. 3, 1940 by Bro. C. R. Hickman. Their attendants were Harry and Thelma Million.
The Florences have two daughters, Judy Johnting of Ossining, N.Y. and Carolyn (Donald) Palmer of Cynthiana; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.