Fred and Celeste Meintz celebrated their 50th Anniversary on Sunday, June 16th, 2013, with a gathering of friends and family at Schussler's Supper Club in Peshtigo.
The former Celeste Chartre and Fred Meintz were married on June 15th, 1963 at the Church of the Precious Blood in Stephenson, MI. In attendance were their five children: Bernard (Sheryl) Meintz, Laura Luedtke, Lisa (Greg) Vanderfin, Amy Meintz, and Malinda (Mark) Tutt. Their five grandchildren: Brian and Michael Luedtke, and Fred, Jackson, and Katie Tutt were also in attendance. Nine of the original wedding party members were able to attend as well: Wayne Hubbard, David Seanor, Armand Chartre, Marcel Chartre, Judy Meintz, Lori Meintz Brill, Donna Calliari, Arda Corey Stage, and Suzanne Chartre Gagne. The couple renewed their marriage vows at the 4:30 mass at St. Mary Parish on Saturday evening, with Fr. Richard Allen officiating.