Norma Jean Griffin born in Albion, Michigan
July 14, 1929
Norma age 2
Lucille and Howard Griffin and Norma (age 4) circa 1933
Norma Jean with cousins
Norma Jean age 10
Norma – High School Freshman meets Don at a party….LOVE!
Millington High School Cheerleaders (Norma 3rd from left)
Left to right: Lucille, Norma Jean and Bill Throop (stepfather)
Norma’s Graduation picture from Millington High School – 1947
Donald Paul Gee born in Otter Lake, Michigan
September 1, 1928
Here is “Donnie” at age 4
Don said he was “horse crazy” as a boy.
Don practically lived in the lake.
Don with his sister, Jeanne
Otter Lake High School Basketball team. 1945-46
Football with lifetime friend Doug Heusted (left)
(father) Len Gee, Don, and (mother) Mabel on a hunting trip.
Don’s graduation picture from Otter Lake High School – 1946
High school sweethearts
Millington Prom – 1947
Marriage at Millington Methodist Church – January 31, 1948
“You may kiss the bride.”
Greeting guests at the reception.
In reception line (their backs) Ethel and Henry Van Wagnen
Norma keeping a close eye on this.
Gifts for the bride and groom.
Off to start their life together that would last over 68 years.