Walla Wallans Reuben and Janis Tsujimura celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today.
They married Nov. 25, 1962, in Oakland, Calif. They met when Janis worked with Reuben’s sister in San Francisco. Janis’ maiden name is Echelberger.
Daughter Gina Tsujimura of Walla Walla and several of her friends coordinated a celebration for the couple Aug. 19 at their home.
Their son and daughter-in-law, Erik and Michele Tsujimura of San Jose, Calif., and family and friends attended the three-day event with dinner at The Center at the Park, breakfast at the Maple Counter and a dinner catered by Jacobi’s Cafe at the family home.
Reuben had a 42-year military career and worked in public utility management in San Jose, Calif. He retired in 1998.
Janis was an executive secretary for Lockheed Martin Aerospace Corp. in Sunnyvale, Calif. She retired in 2000 and is a scrapbooking enthusiast.
Both enjoy gardening and motor home travel.