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Century mark — Don Sampson to celebrate his 100th birthday

WENATCHEE — Don Sampson will celebrate his 100th birthday on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. during a gathering of family and friends at the Colonial Vista Retirement Center in Wenatchee. The family requests that no gifts are brought.

Risenhoover — Anderson

Heidi Anderson and Garrett Risenhoover were married June 28 at Eastmont Community Church in East Wenatchee before Pastor Jay Caron.

Turner — 50th

George and Sharon Turner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary during a trip later this year.

Wilson — 50th

Bob and Dotti Wilson of Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday.


Births announcements from throughout North Central Washington

Seamstress, 77, lives out her passion one stitch at a time

HIALEAH, Fla. — Yolanda Martinez Fuentes, 77, propped up a mannequin wearing a dress made from a couple of chiffon scarves that were sewn together. With pins, she laid out a halter strap as a finishing touch.

Dear Abby: Girlfriend expects fireworks

Dear Abby: I have been with “Tom” for two years, and I suspect that he will be proposing soon. He is 27 and I’m 24. Here’s the problem: He wants our parents to meet before he asks.

Readers defend parents who disapprove of cohabitation

Dear Readers: On May 5, I printed a letter from a parent, “Against the Tide in New Jersey.” He said his “independent, intelligent, loving” daughters (both in their late 20s) have dated their boyfriends for five years and had recently moved in with them. The man also said he and his wife approve of the young men.

Woodward — Lee

Kassi Lee and Daniel Woodward were married June 20 at Beebe Bridge Park in Orondo.

Powell, Keener

Melissa Powell, of Seattle, and Andy Keener, of Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.


Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

Flaherty, Fulbright

Callen Denae Flaherty and Cameron Jan Fulbright, both of Spokane, have announced their engagement.

Renteria, Arnold

Melissa Renteria and Christopher King Arnold, both of Malaga, have announced their engagement.

Evans, Wilson

Lynn Evans and Sean Wilson, both of East Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.

Fassnacht — 65th

Frank and Jody Fassnacht of Wenatchee will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary during a trip to Ocean Shores next month.


Ana C. Rodriguez and Antonio Lopez of Wenatchee were married June 13 at Mission Creek Hall in Cashmere.

Ott — 65th

Cork and Alice Ott of Manson will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 5 from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Lake Chelan Boat Club in Manson. The celebration is open to the public and will feature slide shows, photos and entertainment. The family requests that no gifts are brought.