Becky and Jim Smith of East Wenatchee celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering in June.
The event was planned by their daughter, Jenni Hakensen of Wenatchee; and a daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Ian Hunter of East Wenatchee. Rick Ulhrich of Wenatchee also helped plan the event.
The couple also celebrated with a trip to Maui.
Becky Pieper married Jim Smith June 16, 1973, at Holy Apostles Catholic Church in East Wenatchee.
The couple have lived in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee during their marriage.
He has worked for GTE, Verizon and Frontier for 36 years.
She has worked for the Eastmont School District for 25 years.
They have four grandchildren.