Wilson - 40th
Larry and Nancy Wilson of Dallas celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary and Nancy's 60th birthday with an October trip to Maui, Hawaii.
Larry Wilson and Nancy Green were married Nov. 25, 1967, at Community Church of Poway in California.
After living in San Diego County, the Wilsons moved to Oregon in 1975 and have resided in Polk County since 1986.
Larry, a senior engineer with Qwest, and Nancy, a physical therapist assistant at West Valley Hospital and Dallas Aquatic Center, have plans to retire in December 2009.
The Wilsons enjoy an annual vacation to Maui, getting their 1935 Chevy street rod running and seeing community members use the aquatic center therapy pool.
Their family includes Todd Wilson of St. Louis, Toby and Renee Wilson of Dallas and two grandchildren.
Hamilton - 40th
Al and Cheryl Hamilton of Dallas celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary at a surprise luncheon with family and close friends on Aug. 4 at the Rheinlander German Restaurant in Portland.
Al Hamilton and Cheryl Swenson were married Aug. 5, 1967, at Dallas United Methodist Church. The Rev. Stanley Treffrin officiated the ceremony, and Jim Hamilton and Connie Parker attended the couple.
Al and Cheryl have resided in Polk County for more than 40 years.
Al, a supervisor at Boise Cascade, retired in 2005 and Cheryl is a special education records manager for Dallas School District.
The Hamiltons attend Trinity Lutheran Church in Dallas. They enjoy flower gardening, landscaping, yard work, reading and walking.
Their family includes Steve and Tiffany Bouchard of Monmouth, Justin Hamilton of Portland, Brady and Kristin Hamilton and Brody and Brigitt Hamilton, all of Salem, and three grandchildren.