Malcolm and Doris (Raske) Edmunson, of Bend, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering hosted by their children.
The couple were married Sept. 14, 1952, at the First Presbyterian Church of Redmond. After a short wedding trip to the coast, they drove to Virginia, where Mr. Edmunson served his final year in the military and Mrs. Edmunson worked at the Pentagon. They have five children, Laura and Kenneth, both of Los Angeles, Duane (and KC) and Pamalee Blakeley, both of Portland, and Norman (and Lori), of Bend; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Edmunson served in Korea as a demolition sergeant with the Combat Engineers and also served in the National Guard for 25 years. He worked for the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office until his retirement in 1979. Mrs. Edmunson is a homemaker. She also worked as a clerk-typist with the Department of the Army at the Pentagon and later as a secretary and clerk for a school district and as a supervisor for newspaper boys.
They have lived in Central Oregon for 33 years.