Uffelmans — 50th anniversary
Montesano residents Michael “Mike” and Rosalie “Rose” (Marquet) Uffelman recently celebrated their 50th anniversary at Cannon Beach, Ore. with family.
Mike Uffelman and Rose Marquet were married Oct. 6, 1963 in New Chester, Penn. They lived in Pennsylvania for 16 years before trekking across country and living in California for two years and then moving north to Elma settling in Montesano. They both are retired from owning their own business and working for the Elma School District. They enjoy life by spending time with family and friends, owning/managing Poplar Flats Storage, traveling to their property in Eastern Washington and spending winters in Yuma, Ariz. at Country Roads.
They have two children, Samantha (Uffelman) Soto in Elma and Michael “Mick” Andi Uffelman in Shelton. They have five grandchildren, Lynessa (Aaron) Sample of McCleary; Kelli Howes of Shelton; Chelsie (Landon) Vogel of Pearl City, Hawaii, Brandon Uffelman of Elma and Katie Uffelman of Olympia. They also have three great-grandchildren.