Griffith Lloyd Thomas arrived at Walla Walla College (WWC, now Walla Walla University) from Prentice, Wis., as a freshman engineering student. Griffith became a Seventh-day Adventist during high school when his mother and his brother, James, also joined the…Read More
Gene and Cheri Tilton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 1, 2015, in Kona, Hawaii, with their family.
Cheri Lee Orsborn and Eugene Mills Tilton III were married July 1, 1965, in Lincoln City, Ore.
Gene is retired from the U.S. Navy…Read More
VAN HEES 50th
Larry Van Hees met Carolyn Merrill on Christmas Eve in 1961 in Boise, Idaho. Larry was working at a gas station next door to Carolyn’s house. On Christmas Eve, Carolyn rode her horse past the station, saw Larry, and rode up to him and jokingly asked if he…Read More
Paul Vercio and Pat Petersen met and married in Lincoln, Neb. They recently celebrated 60 years of marriage in their home surrounded by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Paul served as a pastor in the Rocky Mountain and Georgia-…Read More
Joe and Elizabeth Verstappen celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 20, 2014, with a reception at Grants Pass Church Better Living Center.
Joe Verstappen and Elizabeth Kerens were born in the Netherlands and lived through Nazi…Read More
Robert "Bob" and Delores Ward celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2016, at the Olive Garden in Spokane, Wash.
Bob married Delores Watson on Sept. 8, 1956, in an outdoor evening wedding at the home of the bride's parents. Bob completed…Read More
H. Dale and L. Louise Warren celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
They met at Walla Walla College in 1955 and married in Spokane, Wash. Louise graduated from nursing school and later helped Dale through Loma Linda School of Dentistry…Read More
Ron and Jeanine were in Paris on their 50th anniversary, June 18, 2017, on their way home after a concert tour/mission trip with the Oregon Adventist Men’s Chorus to Ukraine.
They got married June 18, 1967, after Ron graduated from theology at…Read More
Philip and Claire Welklin celebrated 70 years of marriage on June 24, 2021, as family and close friends joined them for a special anniversary dinner.
Philip Welklin met Claire Lundquist at Emanuel Missionary College (now known as Andrews University…Read More
Alvin and Kathy Whitehouse celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 17, 2016, with a sandwich and salad buffet at the Priest River Event Center in Priest River, Idaho.
Alvin married Kathy Mandigo in Newport, Wash., on July 7, 1956. Soon…Read More
Janice and Charlie Wilber celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2018, with the Milo Academy Church family in Days Creek, Ore.
Janice Harlow met Charlie Wilber in 1966 at La Sierra College (now La Sierra University) in California. She…Read More
John and Edith Wilkens, together with family and friends, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on April 27, 2017, at their home in Spokane, Wash.
John and Edith met while at Washington Missionary College (now Washington Adventist University) in…Read More
Bob and Earlene Wohlers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversity on Aug. 16, 2014, with a reception at the Chehalis (Wash.) Church.
Earlene R. Parmele was born in McMinnville, Ore., and later lived in Taft, Toledo, Hood River, and Pendleton, Ore. …Read More
Clarence “Woodie” and Crystal (Clymer) Wood celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 26, 2015. Their children provided them with a luxurious getaway in a plush five-star hotel.
Woodie was born and raised in the scenic and enchanting Black Hills…Read More
Clarence “Woodie” and Crystal (Clymer) Wood celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 26, 2020. The family gathered together at Sunriver, Oregon, to honor the happy couple.
Woodie and Crystal met in South Dakota while he was visiting his sisters…Read More
Lorn and Dolores were married in Lebanon, Ore., on July 28, 1968. They lived in Tillamook, Ore., until 1971, when they moved to Albany, Ore. They lived there for 42 years before moving to Somerset Lodge in Gladstone, Ore., in 2008.
Dolores was a…Read More
Jon and Nadine Yarlott celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party on June 1, 2014 in Naples, Idaho.
Jon was born in Tulsa, Okla., on Aug. 1, 1943. His parents moved the family to Angwin, Calif., in 1950, where Jon attended a small public…Read More
Henry and Mary Jane Zollbrecht celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 18, 2017, in a country setting near Oregon City, Ore., at the John Jones residence. The celebration took place exactly 50 years after their marriage at the Northbrook Church in…Read More
Paul and Audrey Zummach celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 5, 2015.
Paul Zummach met Audrey Lehman at Maplewood Academy in Hutchinson, Minn. They were married June 17, 1950. Paul served as the general manager of the redwood division for…Read More