Thomas and Kathy (Strait) Touchon, of Redmond, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a weeklong family gathering in Newport in mid-June.

The couple were married June 28, 1969, in Yakima, Washington. They have two children, Ryan, of Seattle, and Justin (and Myra Hughey), of Poughkeepsie, New York, as well as two grandchildren.

Mr. Touchon retired in December 2005 after working for 36 years with Pacific Gas Transmission/TransCanada. He is a member of the Oregon Hunters Association and a longtime adult leader and member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Mrs. Touchon retired in December 2005 after 29 years working in the office at Crooked River Ranch. She is a member of the PEO Chapter FX and Olla Podrida.

They are both members of the Redmond Community Presbyterian Church.

They have lived in Redmond for 48 years.

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