YAKIMA, Wash. - Former John Day residents John D. and Virginia L. (Hayenga) Stewart of Yakima, Wash., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 18. In 1952 they were married at St. Pauls Cathedral in Yakima.
The couple lived in John Day 1979-85. John retired from the Forest Service, Virginia worked in nursing.
They raised three children, Janet Stewart of Yakima, Thomas J. Stewart of Portland, and James D. Stewart, deceased; and also have four grandchildren.