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Couples announcements June 11, 2014

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Anniversary

Robertson

Anniversary

Robertson

Anniversary

Robertson

Sunnyside High School sweethearts Don and Maxine (Coleman) Robertson will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, June 21, hosted by their children. The Robertsons’ open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at their daughter Diane Robertson’s home, 1983 Apricot Rd., Grandview. They request “no gifts, please.” The couple was married June 18, 1954 in Grandview. For a time they lived in Illinois before returning to make Sunnyside their home. He worked for Laclede Steel Company in Illinois and later at Flodin’s Manufacturing in Sunnyside he finished out his work career at Hanford, where he worked for 20 years, retiring in 1994. She was a homemaker. Both were active in their community with him coaching t-ball teams, as well as being active in Cub and Boy Scouts and playing on local bowling teams. In addition, he raised cattle for 40-plus years. She was also an active volunteer, working with Girl Scouts, as a member of a local coffee club and the Sunnyside Garden Club. Both love family camping trips. They had seven children, Judy Robertson, Ron Robertson, Dave Robertson, Mike (Theresa) Robertson, all of Sunnyside, Terry (Kris) Robertson of Othello and Diana Robertson of Grandview. A daughter, Cherie Robertson, died in 1990. They also are blessed with 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. A granddaughter, Jenni Koehler, died in 1977. The couple celebrated their anniversary earlier this year with a trip to Nashville, Tenn. Two years ago they went on a cruise to Alaska.