Heather MacGregor and Gordon Sparks were married September 22, 1984 in Yakima. Greg and Nancy (Jenkins) Schmidt were best man and matron of honor. Other attendants were John and Traci (Lombard) Thomas, Clarke Moultray and Shelly (Roberts) Jaeger. Heather is a Registered Nurse at YVMH and Gordon is retired from the diesel mechanic industry. They have two children, Brady of Issaquah and Shelby of Selah.
Gary and Lisa Largent of Colfax, WA are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelli Ann Largent to Benjamin Steven Doehle of Spokane Valley, Washington. He is the son of Richard and Linda Doehle of Spokane Valley. The wedding date is set for December 20, 2014 at Onecho Bible Church in Colfax.Kelli is a 2010 graduate of Colfax High School. She attended Northwest Nazarene University and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. She is currently working as a substitute for the Colfax School District.Ben is a 2010 graduate of Naches Valley High School in Naches, Washington. He graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a degree in Applied Studies. Ben is currently working at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.Following the wedding the couple has plans to reside in Spokane, Washington.
Michael and Julie Huri of Selah celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary with a trip to Las Vegas. They also celebrated with a special family dinner. Michael Huri and Julie Romple were married on November 4, 1989 in their home. The couple has one son Chris (Kylie) Huri. They have beautiful twin granddaughters, Abigal and Madison Huri.
Sherman Bissell and Carol Lindsay were married November 7, 1964 at the First Methodist Church in Auburn, Washington. Sherman graduated from Eisenhower High School and retired from Shields Bag and Printing Company after 43 years. Carol graduated from Toppenish High School and retired from the medical field after 43 1/2 years. The couple has one son: Brad and daughter-in-law, Sheri of Yakima. They also have two grandsons, Zach and Dylan. A celebration was held on November 8th with a family dinner at the home of their son and and daughter-in-law.
Bruce & Tammy Peterson of Selah were married November 4, 1989. They will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on November 8th with family & friends at the Hilton Garden Inn in Yakima.The couple have two children, daughter Kayla and son Nate. Bruce works at Hanford and Tammy is secretary at Peace Lutheran Church in Selah.
Jordan Jonak and Steven Woods were married June 14 at the Grace of Christ Presbyterian Church in Yakima Washington. A reception followed at Le Chateau. The bride is the daughter of Debby Nordberg and the late Bill Jonak. The bridegroom is the son of Michael and Diane Woods. The bridal party included Jordan’s Maids of Honor Kassi Brigham and Kalen Smith and bridesmaids Alexis Dunaway, Trelby Perez, and Lydia Shepard-Kiser. Steven’s Best Man was Kyle Shepard-Kiser and groomsmen were Joey Pierri, Winston Smith, Nathan Woods, and Bryan Woods. Riley, Madison, and Emily Knautz were flower girls and Carson Knautz was ring bearer. Derek Sutton officiated the wedding. Jordan and Steven are graduates of West Valley High School. Jordan earned a humanities degree from Washington State University and is employed by Yakima Valley Vision Clinic. Steven earned a criminal justice degree from Washington State University and is currently working for FedEx Express. The couple spent their honeymoon on the island of St. Martin. They currently live in Yakima.
Edward and Susan Thomas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on October 30th, 2014. Your Thomas, Clark, Newell and Schmidt family loves you and wishes you many more happy years together!
Michael and Virginia Mackey of Selah will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Michael E. Mackey and Virginia E. Burnett were married on October 23, 1949 at the First Methodist Church in Yakima. The couple has three children, Sally (Bob) Warren, Michael D. Mackey (Terri), and Judie (Lane) Brown all of Selah. They have six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Ben and Rene Griswold of Zillah will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on November, 1, 2014 with an open house at their home from 1-4 p.m. Ben Griswold and Rene Turner were married October 31, 1964 in Spokane. They have lived in the Zillah area all their married life. Ben is a retired electrician and Rene is retired mail carrier. They have three children; Patty (Geff) Hoekman of Zillah, Bob (Lynn) Griswold of Geary, OK, and Buck Griswold of Sunnyside. They have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Conrad and Rosa Flores met 53 years ago today. They are celebrating their 50th anniversary . The couple was married in Toppenish, Washington in the Saint Aloysius Catholic Church on October 24, 1964. Conrad and Rosa raised three wonderful children, their pride and joy; Tom Flores (Adale), Melissa Flores of Yakima, Washington and Amanda Flores of Seattle, Washington. They have two grandchildren; Kristy Leonard (Mark) of Pasco, Washington, Thomas Flores (Elena) of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They were also blessed with four great grandchildren.They were surprised by family with an anniversary celebration during the family reunion this summer, along with three other couples celebrating their 50th; Juan and Mary Martinez, Fernando and Dora Galvan, and Ignacio and Sara Sifuentes.Thank you family! We are both now retired; Conrad from the Union Gap Irrigation and Rosa from the Yakima School District.
Antonio Adeline and Roxiann Bundy were married on October 15, 1949 in Richland, Washington. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in Mt. Vernon, Washington. A second family dinner is planned for later in the year when all family members can be present. The couple has two children Nancy (Kyle) Welsch of Yakima and Robert (Judy) Adeline of Mt. Vernon. They have four grandchildren; Amy (Chad) Young, Emily Walsh, Joel (Cali) Adeline, and Rachel Adeline. The couple also has one great-grandson, Hayden Young. After thirty-nine years in Richland, Mr. Adeline retired as president of Hanford Environmental Foundation. Roxiann Adeline retired from WPPSS (Washington Energy) as an accountant. Both later volunteered at the Yakima Valley Museum where Mr. Adeline served as president for two years. They have lived in Yakima since 1990.
Heather Ann Myllenbeck was married to Daniel Benjamin Wachtler on August 23rd, 2014 at Axis Pioneer Square in Seattle, surrounded by family and friends. The proud parents are Dave & Gail Myllenbeck of Yakima, WA, and Bill & Ingrid Wachtler of Gig Harbor, WA. Heather’s sister Kristin Myllenbeck served as Maid of Honor and Dan’s friend and business partner Andy Marshall was Best Man. Heather graduated from the University of Washington and is currently a teacher at Bear Creek School in Redmond, WA. Dan graduated from the University of Washington and is a partner in Wachtler Marshall Inc., general contractors in Kirk-land. WA.After a wedding trip to Napa and a February honeymoon in Australia and New Zealand, the couple is at home in Bellevue, WA.
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Jennings of Yakima and Joy Kimsey of Hardin, MT are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Brianna Jennings to Jonathon Kimsey on September 20th, 2014 in Yakima. Brianna and Jon met while working at the Yakima YMCA. Jon is currently working for Breakthrough Inc. in Kennewick, WA, and Brianna works for the YMCA of The Greater Tri-Cities. The couple resides in Pasco, WA.
Lisa “Elly” Gale Leitz and Roger William Bailey were married in a civil ceremony in Yakima on October 2, 2014.Roger is an attorney with Bailey and Busey PLLC, and Elly is a writer for the Yakima Herald-Republic. Parents of the groom include Richard and Lynne Bailey of Hoodsport and Diana Bailey and Stan Belsher of Yakima; parents of the bride are Kathy and Neil Grauerholz of Ellensburg. The Baileys celebrated with their families, including their five children: Walter, Franklin and Neil Leitz and Madison and Reed Bailey. The happy couple will continue to live in Yakima along with their beloved menagerie.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rousseau Dean of Panther Burn, Mississippi announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Michelle Dean to Neal Allan Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wayne Davis of Yakima, Washington. Miss Dean is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design with a Master of Arts in Historic Preservation and a graduate of Mississippi State University with a BS in Interior Design. She is also a graduate of Washington School. She is employed at Greenline Architecture and the Harper-Fowlkes House Museum in Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Davis is a graduate of Columbia University with a BA in Mechanical Engineering and University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics. He is also a graduate of Eisenhower High School. He is currently employed at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in Savannah, Georgia.The wedding ceremony will take place November 15, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at The Harper-Fowlkes House in Savannah, Georgia.