ESCANABA - Carl A. Eastman became the husband of the former June M. Sodergren 60 years ago during a wedding ceremony at St. Anne's Catholic Church of Escanaba on Aug. 21, 1948. Following the nuptials, the couple was honored by friends and family during a reception at the Croation Hall. Original wedding attendants were Jack Pratt and Nancy Arts.
After having completed service in the Navy, Carl was employed at Harnischfeger until his retirement. He is a member of the VFW and Escanaba Fan Club. Carl also enjoys following high school sports.
Aside from June being a homemaker, she also enjoys visiting her grandchildren.
June and Carl Eastman
Carl and June have raised four children - Linda Drummond of Naperville, Ill., Dennis Eastman of Escanaba, Debbie Johnson of California and Greg Eastman of Wis. The couple also has seven grandchildren.
In celebration of the couple, an anniversary reception, which included dinner and cake, was hosted at the Terrace Bay Inn.