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NEW PORT RICHEY _ Carl and Barbara Underhill of New Port Richey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a private family dinner party at Tio Pepe Restaurant in Clearwater.
They were married April 12, 1952 at the Church by the Sea in Maderia Beach.
He is a native of St. Petersburg. He served in the army as a paratrooper and in the Navy as an electrician aboard a ship. He is a retired electrical contractor. She was born in Brooklyn and moved to St. Petersburg in 1952. She is a homemaker.
They live in a New Port Richey golf course community where he works part time as a golf ranger. She enjoys playing golf as a hobby. The couple performed musically together for several years at local restaurants, clubs and parties. He was a vocalist and played guitar and she played drums.
Their children are daughters Victoria Willis of Clearwater and Marie Minieri of St. Petersburg and sons Lance and his wife Coinnie of Boyton Beach; Bobby of New Port Richey and Lee of St. Augustine. They have 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
HUDSON _ Charles H. and Alayne B. Tiemeyer of Hudson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
They were married May 9, 1953, at the home of the bride's parents in Baltimore, before he shipped out to serve in the Navy in the Korean War aboard the USS Taconic AGG-17.
Before retiring, both were teachers. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and shegraduated from Towson State University in Maryland. They taught in public schools. He was a vocational education teacher for 28 years in Arundel County, Md. She taught geography in elementary and middle schools in Baltimore and Arundel County and also special education.
The Tiemeyers' children are a daughter Louise McCall and her husband William of Joppatowne, Md., and a son, Charles, and his wife Victoria of Lexington, Ky. Their grandchildren are Jaime and Jennifer McCall and Elisabeth and Nickolas Tiemeyer.
The Tiemeyers live in "The Estates." They attend First Christian Church of Tarpon Springs where he is employed.
BAYONET POINT _ Lawrence Carl and Rosella Marie Dokendorf of Bayonet Point celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family at a formal dinner in Tampa.
They were married Jan. 31, 1953 in Detroit, Mich.
Their children are a son Brian and his wife Deborah (and their sons Kent and Erick) of Zephyrhills, and a daughter Sheree Etter and her husband William (and their children Kade, William, Jene and Daniel) of Essex Junction, Vt.
The Dokendorfs moved to Bayonet Point in 1980 from Detroit. He retired from the Detroit Police Department as a detective-sergeant and she is a retired cosmetician.
They attend St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Spring Hill. His hobby is photography and she collects Ukrainian eggs.