Louie and Elsie Brand of Walla Walla celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 28 while on a trip with the Rambling Rover Travel Club at the Oregon Coast. After returning home, they celebrated with a family dinner.
They were married Oct. 28, 1945, in Yakima.
Elsie worked as a merchandise manager at JCPenney until retiring in 1988. She also did volunteer work for the Walla Walla Chamber of Commerce.
Louie worked for the Kennewick School District for 22 years before retiring in 1987.
They belong to the Kennewick IOOF, the Rebekah Lodge and the Kennewick First Methodist Church.
They have three children, Neal Brand (Darlayne) of Kirkland; James Brand of Kennewick; and Josephine Gantenbien of Kennewick.
They have seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.