*Thiessen - 50th*Hutchison - 25th

Thiessen -- 50th

Bob and Jerry Thiessen of Dallas celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 4 with an open house reception hosted by their children.

Bob and Jerry Thiessen

Bob Thiessen and Jerry Hoffman were married on Aug. 4, 1962, at Evangelical Bible Church in Dallas.

The couple have lived in Dallas all but four years while Bob served in the United States Air Force in Albuquerque, N.M.

They have enjoyed 11 years of retirement and have spent their time working with several mission organizations in Oregon, California, Idaho and Hawaii.

Bob enjoys building in his shop and Jerry loves to quilt. The couple's hobbies also include traveling and sailing.

Their family includes Paul and JoAnn (daughter) Powers and Rod and Sue (daughter) Dunham. The couple have five grandchildren.

Hutchison -- 25th

William (Bill) and Patricia Hutchison of Dallas celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15. The couple plans to mark the occasion with a trip to Portland Aug. 24-26.

William Thomas Hutchison and Patricia Faye Bricker were married Aug. 15, 1987, in Battle Ground, Wash.

Terry Hutchison and Steve Boyle performed the ceremony. The couple was attended by Terry and Ruth Hutchison and Jack and Judy Bricker.

The Hutchisons have lived in Polk County for 14 years, having previously resided in Germany, Kansas and California.

Bill currently works as an electrician at Nike in Beaverton, while Patricia formerly was a bank teller at Wells Fargo and West Coast Bank in Dallas.

The couple enjoys camping and spending time with family.

Their family includes Shawn Hutchison, Ashley Hutchison and Tommy Hutchison, all of Dallas. They have two grandchildren.


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