Northwest NEWS

May 8, 2000


Anniversaries & engagements

Golden anniversary: Ted & Loraine Thayer

Thayers 1950

Loraine and Ted Thayer on their wedding day, April 15, 1950.

Thayers 2000

The Thayers celebrated their 50th anniversary on a cruise.

   Ted and Loraine Thayer were married on April 15, 1950, in the old Methodist church across from what is now Woodinville City Hall. Both Ted and Loraine have been Woodinville residents from the time they were six years old and have lived on Hollywood Hill since their marriage.

   The couple celebrated their 50th anniversary on a Caribbean cruise with their children and grandchildren. The Thayers will renew their vows on May 11 at 7 p.m. at the Hollywood Schoolhouse, the site of their original wedding reception.

Bryant - Giantonio

Engagement: Bryant - Giantonio

   Siri Bryant and Robert Giantonio, Jr., have announced their plans for a May 27 wedding at the Tukwila Community Center. The couple will honeymoon in Kauai, Hawaii.

   Siri is the daughter of Daniel and Valerie Bryant of Covington. She graduated from Kentwood High School and the University of Washington. She is a site manager for the Issaquah School District.

   Robert is the son of Bob and Gail Giantonio of Woodinville. He is an Inglemoor High School and Washington State University graduate. He is a diagnostic accounts specialist for Elan Phamaceuticals.