Bev and David Glynn met while attending Eastern Michigan University. On their first date, they went to Haab’s, a popular Ypsilanti restaurant still around today .
The couple was married Aug. 25, 1967, at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan. After a reception in Royal Oak, the young couple traveled to Niagara Falls for their honeymoon.
The Glynns have two children: Brian who is married to Megan and Kristin Mergler married to Barry. They are the proud grandparents of four: Vivian (13), Jason (11), Morgan (8) and Peyton (5). The couple enjoys spending a great deal of time with their grandchildren who live nearby.
Before their marriage Bev grew up in Troy and graduated from Troy High School in 1963. David, who grew up in Okemos and Stockbridge, is a 1963 graduate of Stockbridge High School. Once married they moved to the Stockbridge area and live today in Linden Township.
They enjoy boating, skiing, kayaking, and fishing and now live on the shore of a lake. They also enjoy traveling and have visited all 50 states.
When asked for advice on successful marriages they agreed on the need for communication and compromise.
Both David and Bev graduated from E.M.U. in 1969. Bev received a teaching degree and later a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education. She spent 35 years teaching in the Stockbridge Community School District. David has a degree in accounting and worked in the Auditor General’s office in Lansing for 30 years.