Terry and Marilynn Westerbeck of Walla Walla celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 29, 2012, with a reception at the home of Marilynn’s sister, Elizabeth Brandt.
They were married Aug. 19, 1962 at St. Helena, Calif. Marilynn’s maiden name is Bright.
The three bridesmaids and flower girl from the wedding party were present at the reception in Walla Walla. The couple will celebrate again in California with their daughters and families.
Terry is a clinical laboratory scientist who managed labs at Portland Adventist Medical Center, Walla Walla General Hospital and St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash. He retired in 2007.
Marilynn is a registered nurse who was primarily involved in quality management, utilization review and staff education at Walla Walla General Hospital and St. John Medical Center. She retired in 2006.
They are members of the Walla Walla University Church.
They have three daughters, Jenelle Westerbeck Anderson of Pasadena, Calif.; Cynthia Westerbeck of Angwin, Calif.; and Julia Westerbeck of Portland. They have two grandchildren.