Richard and Gloria James celebrate 50th anniversary

June 7, 2011

By Contributor

Richard and Gloria James celebrated their 50th anniversary with their daughter Susan and granddaughter Jessica during the June 4 weekend in Cannon Beach, Ore..

Gloria and Richard James in 1961

Richard L. James and Gloria M. Troxel, both from the same hometown of Sargent, Neb., began dating at Nebraska University at Kearney, Neb., in 1960. They were married June 4, 1961, in Sargent.

Both are graduates of Sargent High School. Parents of the couple were David and Janice James, and John and Georgia Troxel, of Sargent.

For the past 35 years, the couple has lived in Issaquah and have one daughter, Susan, and one granddaughter, Jessica.

Richard was employed by Western/Delta Airlines; Gloria was employed by the Issaquah Post Office.

This fall, they are planning a 30-day cruise to Tahiti from Seattle.

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