Doyle and Shirley Vickers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family. Doyle Vickers and Shirley Perry were married January 22, 1965, in Yakima. They have lived all their lives in the Yakima area. Mrs. Vickers is a homemaker. Mr. Vickers is retired after 35 years with Sears, Roebuck & Co. The couple have three children: Doug Vickers, Dusty Vickers and Diane (Vickers) Campos. They also have five grandchildren.
Jim Mackie and Jackie Nelson were married January 16, 1955 at St. Al. Gongaga Church. Jim is retired from Lucent and Jackie from Bi-Mart on 40th Ave. They are now enjoying life on their farm in West Valley.The couple has six children: Jeannie Vetsch, Connie Dean, Peggy Cartmell, and Sharon Van-Amburg of Yakima, David Mackie of Sunnyside, and Michael Mackie of Alaska. Jim and Jackie also have 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren with number 22 due in May.A party was held at Ahtanum Mission in September with family and friends.
Tammy Lloyd and Michael Wise were married June 14, 2014 at Swiftwater Cellars in Cle Elum, Washington. Their special day was officiated by the cousin of the Bride, Skip St. Martin.Tammy is the daughter of Rick and Gayle Lloyd. She is a graduate of Naches Valley High School and is employed as the Office Coordinator of Cascade Surgical Partners. Michael is the son of John (Bonita) Wise and Kim (John) Thompson. Also a graduate of Naches Valley High School, Michael is a Foreman for Trees, Inc. The wedding attendants included: Their chil-dren, Jay Daniel Lloyd-Watson and Pyper Wise-Cruz, Tracy Kohls, Brooks Kohls, Starla Dunn, Adam Rowe, Starr Law, Lincoln Williams, Makayla Russell, Kobe Kohls, Sandy Jimenez, Dustin Geffe, Melinda Logan, Jodi Bailey, and Tim Schrindel. Brooklynn Kohls served as the flower girl. Following a honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii, the couple will return to their home in Naches
Katie Wilson and Aaron Lee were married on Saturday June 28, 2014, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Moxee. A reception with dinner and dancing followed at Spring Creek Homestead in Union Gap. Katie is the daughter of Clint and Mary Ann Wilson of Moxee. She graduated from East Valley High School in 2008 and earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Central Washington University in 2013. She is a Kindergarten teacher in Issaquah. Aaron is the son of Myron and Elizabeth Lee of Kent. Aaron graduated from Kentwood high school in 2006. He earned a bachelor’s History degree from Central Washington University in 2011. Katie’s bridesmaids were Ashley Lee, Madeline Wilson, Amy Wilson, Kalica Chase, and Sara Arriola. The groomsmen were David Lee, Jimmy Wilson, Alex Lee, Ryan Snider and Mike Nelson. The flower girls were Elliot Lee and Gianna Sowers. The couple went on a road trip and hiked in Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, and Yosemite national parks. They live in Issaquah.
Jerry and Trina of Union Gap are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Zella-May, to Zachary David Thomas. He is the son of Bo and Rachael Thomas of Zillah, Washington. Courtney and Zac met though mutual friends. The bride-to-be obtained her GED through YVCC. She starts Northwest Hair Academy January 19th. The Groom-to-be will graduate June 2015 and plans to go directly into the US Marine Corps where they will start they’re lives after Boot camp and School Of Infantry training. An August wedding is planned in Union Gap, Washington.
Happy 40th anniversary Nancy and Charlie Rodrigues! We love you and wish you many more wonderful years to come! Love Lisa, Amy, Juan, Kira, Heidi, and Benjamin.
Roy and Joyce Cummings are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Monday, January 12, 2015. These native South Dakotans spent most of their 60-year marriage in the Yakima Valley.
Roy was raised on a farm in the Bijou Hills east of Chamberlin, South Dakota, and Joyce grew up in Presho, South Dakota. The marriage took place at Zion Lutheran Church in Presho, South Dakota. It was presided over by Pastor J.R. Sheppard and witnessed by the groom’s brother and sister.
The newlyweds moved to Seattle, Washington, just a couple weeks after marrying to embark on a business venture with a brother-in-law. While in Seattle, two sons were born, David and Dana. Seattle did not provide the lifestyle that this rural couple enjoyed, so they purchased a nice farm north of Outlook in the spring of 1959, where their third son, Mark, was born. Outlook and Sunnyside provided farming opportunities not available in South Dakota and proved to be an excellent choice. The diverse agriculture and growing local economy made for a fun and successful life.
Hard work combined with cash crops like sugar beets and mint powered Roy’s farm operation while he tripled his acreage in the 1960s. Once the three boys were in school, Joyce made full use of her nursing degree earned at St. John’s McNamara Rapid City Regional Hospital School of Nursing in 1953. The majority of a 40-plus year nursing career was spent at Sunny Haven Nursing Home and Hillcrest Nursing Home, both in Sunnyside. Outside of work their interests were motor sports for Roy and music for Joyce. They shared a love for touring on a Honda Gold Wing motorcycle with their friends in two local motorcycle clubs and a strong appreciation for the friends they have made over the last 60 years.
Steve and Kitty Ingram were married January 12, 1970. They had two children together, Craig and Torey.
Steve has spent 40 years as a volunteer at the Gleed Fire Department and worked at Hanford Fire and Hammer training facility before retiring last year. Kitty was a long time frame maker with Oak Hollow Gallery before her retirement.
They now enjoy whatever comes their way: trips to Texas, Vegas, cruises, camping or a quiet day at home.
We love you Mom and Dad. Happy 45th anniversary! Love, your kids Craig, Denise, Torey , Roger and Leah.
Andy Brown and Karla Schultz were married on June 21, 2014, near Lake Wenatchee at the Brown Homestead. Andy, son of David Brown and Linda Burdette of Yakima, graduated from Davis High School, then from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, and then received his Master of Architecture from the University of Washington. He is currently employed with Graham Baba Architects in Seattle, the architects who designed the newly-opened Cowiche Canyon Kitchen in downtown Yakima. Karla, daughter of Virginia Schultz of Westbrook, Maine, graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and is embarking on a career in veterinary medicine as she begins the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program this fall at Colorado State University.
Kelcey Lajoie and Brian Feeney were married August 9, 2014 in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher, at the University of Portland. The bride is the daughter of Darrin and Molly Lajoie of Eugene, OR. The groom is the son of Dennis and Barbra Feeney of Moxee. The couple lives in Vancouver, Wash. She is an electrical engineer. He is a civil engineer.
Randy and Debbie Anderson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Anderson, to Hunter Thomas. Hunter is the son of Bob and Jennifer Thomas of Toppenish. Amanda is employed as a teacher with Zillah Middle School. Hunter is employed with Silgan Containers. A March wedding is planned in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Boyd “Bubba” Enfield and Sharon Gregory were married on December 13, 2014 (11 a.m. on 12/13/14) at Full Gospel Church in Union Gap, Washington. The wedding was officiated by Shannon McIntire. The couple wants to thank everyone who participated in their special day.
Karen and Tim Bernhardt of Yakima announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie, to Tom Priestman. He is the son of Dean and Marcey Priestman of Lynden, WA. Katie and Tom met in 2013 while working at Fred Meyer. The bride-to-be graduated from Eisenhower High School and obtained a BA in Family Studies from Central Washington University. She is currently employed as the Human Resource Adminstrator at Fred Meyer in Burlington, WA. The groom-to-be graduated from Federal Way High School and obtained a BA in Political Science from Western Washington University. He is currently employed as the Loss Prevention Manager at Fred Meyer in Bellingham, WA. An August wedding is planned at Lairmont Manor in Bellingham, WA.
Javier and Linda Ramirez are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on December 21st. They were married on December 21, 1984 at The Assembly of God Church in Toppenish, WA. Javier is employed as a journeyman painter for Grubbs painting Co. and also works for Evans Fruit as a service tech mechanic. Linda works for the Dept. of Social and Health Services and has been employed there for 26 years. They have 3 children, Anthony (Martha) of Yakima, Adrian of Tacoma, Amanda of Yakima, and a beautiful granddaughter Eva Lucia. They will celebrate their anniversary with a family dinner and a trip to Hawaii is planned in March.
It is with great admiration and love that the family and friends of Kenny and Dorselene Watson honor them on their 60th wedding anniversary. Kenny and Dorselene will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a trip to the Oregon Coast in the spring. Dorselene Green and Kenny Watson were married December 18, 1954, at the Pentecostal Church on East Adams Street in Yakima, WA. They have lived in the Yakima area for more than 59 years. Mrs. Watson retired as a cook from the Yakima School Dis-trict and continues to be the Secretary-Treasurer for the Naches- Cowiche Canal Co. and Mr. Watson retired from Bowden’s Auto Parts after 36 years of service. They have three children, Dorinda Watson-Cunha (Joseph) of Yakima, Loretta Watson (Crystal Marey) of Yakima, Kenneth (Nancy) Watson of Camas. They also have seven grandchildren. They also have a special family daughter Yvonne Ullas.On your Diamond Anniversary, “All the diamonds in the world cannot outshine the diamonds you found when you found each other”. Happy Anniversary! Thank you for not only teaching us, but also showing us how rich life can be by serving, praying, working, loving and laughing A LOT!!!