June 19, 2000
The couple was married July 9, 1960, at Laurelhurst Presbyterian Church in Seattle. They have three sons, two daughters-in-law (soon to be three), and five grandsons.
In addition to teaching at Cottage Lake Elementary School for 31 years, John operated a dairy farm in Duvall for 30 years. Mary Lou has been a homemaker.
The Roetcisoenders enjoy camping, fishing, traveling and their grandchildren. They are active members of the Rose Hill Presbyterian Church.
Shannon is a 1999 graduate of Woodinville High School. She attended Bellevue Community College and is a church secretary in Duvall.
Justin is a 1998 Cedarcrest High graduate and attended BCC. He is a meat cutter at Cherry Valley Family Grocer.