Couples announcements October 30, 2013




Ed and Elner Becker of Sunnyside were given a surprise party by family and friends last week in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed on Oct. 25, 1963 at the First Baptist Church in Sunnyside. The Beckers have two daughters living in Fayetteville, N.C., Kim Hudgens and Kelly Ludwigsen. Mr. Becker also has a son, Ed Becker of Lewiston, Idaho. The Beckers have lived in Sunnyside a total of 49 years. Mr. Becker retired from the Ford Motor Company and Mrs. Becker recently retired from Banner Bank. The couple has seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.