MARCH 17, 1997 : your home town on the world wide web


50th wedding anniversaries

50th wedding anniversary celebrations

Rita and Case Oppelaar

Oppelaars 1947 Oppelaars 1997
Case and Rita Oppelaar, 1947. The Oppelaars, 1997.

   Mr. and Mrs. Case A. Oppelaar will celebrate their 50th anniversary March 20. The couple was married in The Netherlands and came to the USA in 1949. They settled in Seattle, where Mr. Oppelaar worked for Malmo Nurseries. They moved to Woodinville in 1953 where he continued in the nursery and landscaping business. Upon Mr. Oppelaar's retirement, the couple moved to Bothell. They have 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

Johanna and Bill Dahl


Johanna and Bill Dahl.

   Longtime Woodinville business owners Bill and Johanna Dahl celebrated 50 years of marriage with festivities in Maui, Hawaii. They were married March 8, 1947. The couple renewed their vows in a romantic ceremony surrounded by their children and their families. The Dahls are the founders of Gold Creek Tennis and Sports Club and Driving Range which was established in 1976. A tea will be held in the couple's honor this Thursday afternoon at the club.