Carl and Georgia Selnes of Walla Walla celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary and renewal of wedding vows at Wildwood Park on April 10. A reception with family and friends was on April 13.
The couple met at the Home Town Restaurant in Westmont, Ill. They wed April 10, 1954, in Biloxi Miss. Georgia’s maiden name is Ieler.
Carl was a master dergeant in the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1979 after 20 years service. He has five years post-secondary education.
He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, AMVETS and American Legion.
Georgia is a homemaker and member of the VFW. She enjoys macrame.
They have two daughters, Karen Selnes of Wyoming and Laura Hartnell of Bellingham, Wash.; son Ray Selnes of Bellingham; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.