June 13 wedding anniversaries
Newberg residents John and Lois Picard will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house set for 2 p.m. June 23 at Newberg First Presbyterian Church, 501 Mission Drive.
The event will be hosted by their daughters: Beth Hotchkiss, of Alaska, and Barbara McAnany, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The couple also has a son, Phillip Picard, of Newberg.
The couple was married on June 19, 1948, in a garden wedding in Portland.
John served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, then became a foreman in the packing and sanding department for B.P. John's Furniture Company in Portland.
He was an active member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as Newberg First Presbyterian Church.
Lois was a homemaker for many years before becoming a realtor. She is also a member of the church.