Keith Sargent and Cindy Bernier were married December 3, 1990 in Yakima, WA. They have made Yakima Valley their home. They will celebrate
this year at Whistlin’ Jack Lodge. They have three kids; daughter Lacey Sargent, son Bryce Sargent and daughter Elizabeth Bernier. They have also
been blessed with three amazing grandchildren, Ellie Leanne, Hazel Grace and Rhya Lynn.
Mark and Barbara Lundberg of Yakima will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today, December 6, 2015. Mark and Barbara Syverson were married at First Presbyterian Church in Yakima on December 6, 1975. They have lived in the Yakima Valley their entire life. Mark is the General
Manager for Columbia Valley Fruit in Yakima and Barbara is an administrative assistant for Vanmar LLC. They have two sons, Joshua Lundberg of Yakima and the late Tyler Lundberg. The Lundbergs celebrated earlier this year with a family trip to Hawaii.
Roger Hein and Anna Hinkle were married December 5, 1960 in Union Gap. They lived in the area almost all their lives. The couple has six children: Shirley Huntington, Rodney Hein, Scott Hein, Randy Hein, Julie Lizotte and Suzanna Metsker. They also have 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Roger and Anna Hein will be celebrating their 55th anniversary with family.
Lawrence and Evelyn (Marshall) Lydin celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on November 28, 2015, with a family dinner at the Sea Galley
Restaurant in Union Gap, Wash. They were married November 25, 1955 in the original Stone Church at N. 4th and “A” streets in Yakima, Wash.
They have three children: Dale (Beth) Lydin of Shoreline, Wash., Diane (Doug) Weber of Moxee, Wash., and Don (Janet) Lydin of Selah, Wash. They also have nine grandchildren. Lawrence and Evelyn have lived in Yakima and Tieton, Wash., and the last 51 years in Selah, Wash., since their marriage.
Lawrence is retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Evelyn is retired from Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. They thank God for His
blessings and care for them and their family. Proverbs 3:5-6
Mauricio and San Juanita Lopez, along with Jose and Rosa Godina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Janie A. Lopez and Saul I. Godina. Janie is a kindergarten teacher for the Toppenish School District, and Saul is Lead Carpenter at Inspire Development Centers. The couple resides in Toppenish. A July 2016 wedding is planned.
On November 1st Brad and Terry Carver have been married for 40 years. They have two sons: Clifton (Aisha), with grandkids Dominic, Lorenzo, Ryder, Katryn, Dempsey, Sion, Makai and Tayan, and son Eric (Devin), with granddaughters Wylie, Cadence and Sienna. Brad and Terry will be celebrating their 40th anniversary with a trip to Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Len and Doris Durand of Moxee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary November 6th, 2015. Their children will host a family celebration at the Red Lion Hotel in their honor.
Len Durand and Doris Day were married November 6th, 1965 at St. Paul Chapel in Yakima. They are life-long residents of the Yakima area and are both retired. They have seven children: Brena, Dave, Jon (Julie), Daniel, Michael (Tori), Chuck and Joe (Stefanie) Durand, all of the Yakima Valley. They also have 14 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Don and Lillie (Gross) O’Bara were married at St. Joseph’s church in a double wedding ceremony with Dave and Jan Moser on October 25th, 1975. Avid Seahawks fans, Don and Lillie will be celebrating their 40 years with a Hawks game, a trip to Dallas, then off to New Orleans where they will depart on a Western Caribbean cruise. Lillie ran in-home daycare, worked at a sandwich shop and managed Java Heaven for eight years, retiring on Dec 24th, 2013. Don worked sales and management in the construction industry his entire career, retiring from H.D. Fowler on May 31st, 2014.They are the proud parents of Kelli, Alison and Chad, and the blessed grandparents of Lexie, Brooklyn, Madyson, Zack and more to come.
William and Barbara McNamara celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary with a gathering at the Apple Cart Deli in Naches on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 2 p.m.William P. (Bill) McNamara and Barbara J. (Barb) Wheeler were married October 21, 1949 in St Paul’s Rectory in Yakima. They have lived in Yakima/Naches area all their lives. Barb retired from McNamara Construction, Inc. in 1997, and Bill retired from McNamara Construction, Inc. in 1985. The couple has two children, Joe and Michelle McNamara of Yakima and Donna and Steve Cochran of Wenatchee. They have seven grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.
Deanna Michelle Boss, daughter of Louise Boss of Yakima, Washington, and Jacob Alexander Thompson, son of Mark and Karen Thompson of Maple Valley, Washington and Tina Thompson of East Wenatchee, Washington, were united in marriage on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at 12 p.m. Grandparents include Myra Winckler of Kennewick, Washington and Roger and Barbara Thompson of Palisades, Washington. The ceremony was officiated by Ret. Pastor William Stuebs at Redeemer Ev. Lutheran Church in Yakima, Washington. The bride was given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her brother, Zachary Boss. Ushers included Zachary and Jordan Boss and Jorge Lozano. Photography was provided by Heidie Winckler and Alyssa Willis, catering by Evie’s Catering, and wedding cake by Kerri’s Cakes. It was a beautiful private ceremony with an enjoyable reception. Following their honeymoon to Lincoln City, Oregon, the couple is at home in Yakima, Washington.
Gary and Mary Gefre of Yakima, Washington are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Karisa Gefre, to Brandon Searles. Brandon is the son of Connie Searles and the late Mike Searles of Sumner, Washington. Karisa is a 2010 graduate of West Valley High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Teaching from Central Washington University in June and now works as a teacher at Naches Valley High School. Brandon is a 2010 graduate of Sumner High School. He will graduate from CWU with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education in December. The couple were married at Mercer Creek Church in Ellensburg on June 27, 2015.
Marcel and DeLora Dufault celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a Mass at Holy Rosary Church in Moxee, followed by a dinner with their children and grandchildren. Marcel Pete Dufault, and Mary DeLora Fraser were married at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Yakima on Oct. 21, 1950. Pete farmed for many years and also worked for East Valley School District. DeLora was a homemaker and was employed at Woolfs Drug Store. The couple has six children, Jim Dufault, Doug Dufault, Sandra Fielder, Carol DeGooyer, Patrick Dufault and Ted Dufault. They also have ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
Tom and Michelle Heide celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Tuesday, September 15th. The two were married on September 15th, 1990, surrounded by family and friends. A western-themed wedding was held at the Ahtanum Mission followed by a honeymoon to Lincoln City, Oregon, where they recently celebrated their anniversary with family. Tom is the owner of Off The Deep End Pools and Michelle is an occupational therapist at the Wapato School district. They have four daughters with whom they are very active and involved: Kelcy, 24, who’s worked at a local dental office for six years and loves it. She adds to the family a soon-to-be son-in-law, Nick Sander. Katelin, 22, just got her license to be a Medical Assistant and is starting her internship. Kacy, 18, just started college at Big Bend Community College with a softball scholarship, and Kinzie, 13, recently started her 8th grade school year. Tom has coached each one of his daughters in softball from grade school on, and none of them has missed a single game. Tom and Michelle’s lives revolve mostly around work and their girls, with a few trips and vacations here and there. No matter what they are doing they are always a joy to be around and there is definitely never a dull moment. They are a great example of true love and commitment.
Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad. We are so proud and wish you tons of happiness in the coming years.
Kel, Kate, Kace, Kinz and Nick
Mr. Michael Moore and Ms. Kathy Moore of Yakima are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Amber Moore, to Scott Jameson Herzog. He is the son of Randy and Laurie Herzog of Yakima. A June 2016 wedding is planned at a Naches Heights vineyard.
Randy and Mona (McGuire) Purcell were married on October 3rd, 1975 in Yakima, Wash. They have lived in the Yakima Valley all their married life. They have three daughers, LeAnn (Dusty) Hogue of Enumclaw, Rachel (Darren) Buchanan of E. Wenatchee, and Cheryl (Jonathan) Dummer of Redding, Calif. They also have five grandchildren. Mona is manager of Especially Western/English Connection in Union Gap, Wash. Randy is a regional truck driver for Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors. Randy and Mona attend Yakima Alliance Church. The couple will be celebrating with a trip to California and to the Oregon beaches.