Gary Geno Giovannoni and Dorothy Ann (Staudenmaier) Giovannoni will celebrate 50 years of marriage on June 12, 2010.
The couple first met at the Oakdale swimming pool, as children. They later met again and began dating while students at Oakdale High School and were married June 12, 1960 at St. John's Church in Valley Home. They have spent their entire married life in Oakdale.
Robert C. Miller and Sharon L. (McGee) Miller celebrated 50 years of marriage on February 21, 2010.
The couple became high school sweethearts, while attending Oakdale High School. They currently reside in Peoria, Oklahoma. Mr. Miller is retired and Mrs. Miller owns an H&R Block franchise in Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Robert Neil Weichert and Dorothy May Hawkins Weichert celebrated 70 years of marriage on August 5, 2009.
The couple was wed at the Community Baptist Church in Waterford, where they met when they were in high school. They have lived in Waterford for 58 years.
Mr. Weichert was an Oakdale High School counselor, math teacher, track and tumbling coach. Mrs. Weichert was a substitute teacher and teacher's aide at Waterford Elementary School. She also was a loving wife and mother.
Their five children are Jim Weichert of Sacramento, Susan Weichert of Waterford, Mary Jean (Weichert) Roeber of Hanford, Janet ...
Vern and Phyllis Gomes celebrated their 60th anniversary on July 4, 2009 by repeating their vows before a large group of friends and family. The ceremony took place at Oakdale community Church, followed by a reception at the Masonic Hall.
The couple met at church when Vern was getting his training for the Ministry. A whirlwind courtship followed (March to July). They were married on July 3, 1949 in Turlock, Vern's birthplace.
In the fall of that year, they returned to Eugene, Oregon (Phyllis' home) and site of University of Oregon and Bible School for Vern. Vern pastored churches ...