The children of Walt and Jan Uhrich invite friends and family to a reception celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church in White Salmon.
Walt was born and raised in Oakley, Kan. He came out to Pendleton, Ore., to work in a pea cannery the summer of 1957 where he met and fell in love with his bride to be Janice Frey.
Jan was born in White Salmon and grew up in Bingen. They were married at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bingen on Nov. 8, 1958.
They have four children Steve, Cheryl, Jodi and Cindy, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Over the years they have lived in Beaverton, Ore.; Stevenson; Bethalto, Ill.; and Juneau, Alaska; but have been residents of White Salmon since 1988.