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Gerald and Susan Phelps in 1963 on their wedding day (AP)

Gerald and Susan Phelps (AP)
Gerald and Susan Phelps

Posted on Oct. 12, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

UNION, Mich. — Gerald and Susan (Platz) Phelps celebrated their 50th anniversary in September.

They were married Sept. 8, 1963, at White Pigeon United Methodist Church in White Pigeon.

Mr. Phelps is retired after 30 years with General Motors/American Axle in Three Rivers. Mrs. Phelps is retired after 27 years at ADEC in Bristol, Ind.

Their children are Todd Phelps of Elkhart, Ind., Chris (Candi) Phelps of White Pigeon and Heather (Dan) Tobin of Battle Creek. Their grandchildren are Jordan, Paige, Riley, Claire and Allison.

They celebrated with a dinner with family and friends. They also took a trip to Maine and Niagara Falls during the summer.