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Couples celebrate golden anniversaries

Bunny and Ernie Zselecky of Palm Harbor celebrated their 50th anniversary with a dinner at Joe's Stone Crab, a restaurant in Miami Beach, followed by a motor trip through the Florida Keys and a family gathering. They were married May 6, 1950, at the Church of the Incarnation in New York City.

They moved here in 1983 from Chatham, N.J., after he retired from Exxon Corp. They are active volunteers in the auxiliaries of both Helen Ellis and Mease hospitals, as teacher aides and tutors at several area schools and at St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen. They have five children and three grandchildren.

Milly and Ted Shur, Clearwater, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently with a family dinner at Bon Appetit restaurant at Dunedin Marina. They were married May 13, 1950, at the Resurrection Catholic Church of Cheektowaga, a suburb of Buffalo, N.Y. While honeymooning in Florida, they vowed to someday make this their home and moved here in 1970, after a three-year stay in California.

He retired as a building and pool contractor locally and was a member of the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Advisory Board and a president of the National Spa and Pool Institute. She was a homemaker and worked as a secretary in her husband's contracting business. Before moving to California and here, he worked in Buffalo as a building contractor with the Army Medical Corps. They have two sons and three grandsons who live in the immediate area. They enjoy boating and traveling.

Betty Jean and Norman Ellguth of Belleair Bluffs, recently celebrated their 50th anniversary at a surprise party at Rogate Lutheran Church, Clearwater, given by one of their daughters and at another party in Glen Ellyn, Ill., held on their anniversary. They were married April 8, 1950, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Melrose Park, Ill.

The couple came here in 1976 from Glen Ellyn. He worked in supermarket management in Chicago and retired locally from Albertsons. She was a secretary and retired in January from Olsten Health Services. They are members of Rogate Church, where he is chairman of the congregation and she is treasurer. Along with their two daughters, they have a son, seven grandsons and a granddaughter.

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A BIRTHDAY SALUTE: Penny Amy, left, looks over a birthday card for her good friend Hildegard Glass, who celebrated her 103rd birthday at a party at Harborside Healthcare of Clearwater on Friday. Her actual birthday was Saturday. She was born in Germany and came to America after World War I as a war bride.