Edward A. and Maureen Spiel Yonkoski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 2, 2014. They were married on May 2, 1964, at Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, by the Rev. Franks.
The bride’s father, the late John (Hans) Spiel, gave her away. Attendants were Lois Ann Siepmann, sister of the bride, maid of honor; Kathleen Greig, cousin of the bride; Dolores Maciejaszek, sister-in-law; Carol Meade; Pat Canzinarye; Bernard Siepmann, brother-in-law, best man; Jack Kratz; Joe Maciejaszek; Robert Turak; and Ben Sherlinski. Flower girl was Susan Siepmann and the ring bearer was Joseph Maciejaszek.
Edward is the son of the late Anthony and Helen Yonkoski, Plymouth.
Maureen is the daughter of the late John (Hans) and Marguerite Spiel, Dallas.
Edward was a home remodeling contractor for 40 years. Maureen worked at the Misericordia University library and then became a homemaker.
The couple has three sons and three grandchildren: Edward C. Yonkoski and wife Jennifer and children Zoe and Esme; John Yonkoski and his wife Gina; and David and his wife Amanda and daughter Destanee.
The couple are planning a trip at a later date.