William and Queen Esther (Haynes) Mack
William and Queen Esther (Haynes) Mack, of Michigan City, are celebrating their 55th anniversary. They were married April 29, 1961.
They will celebrate April 28 with a private dinner with their children and grandchildren.
The couple has five children, Michael, Jacquline-Linson, Scott, Christopher and Ken. They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The couple met in high school. William was involved in sports, football, basketball and track, and his future wife was involved in her church, New Hope MB. According to William, on the couple's first date, she was afraid to go out, so she invited two of her cousins to go out with them. "After that, we have enjoyed 55 years of marriage."