Connie and Marvin Honroth
Connie and Marv Honroth of Kennewick celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Columbia Sun Resort Center.
They met in junior high school when Marv needed assistance with homework. After high school, Marv was drafted and served four years in the Coast Guard, stationed at Westport Lifeboat Station (Salmon Capital of the World). They were married April 23, 1966, in Tacoma, at the Latter-day Saints Church by Bishop Hallmeyer and were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple.
Marv graduated from Central Washington University, taught school and served as an administrator for 30 years with the Kennewick School District. Running, cycling and his greenhouse are a few of Marv’s interests. He enjoys fishing in Alaska.
Connie retired from the Kennewick School District as a secretary in the Special Services Department. She loves to quilt, sew, cook and have friends over for meals.
They also enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.
Retirement life has given them time to serve others through Meals on Wheels, the Hospice House, Columbia River Temple and serving 18 months at Heber Valley Girls Camp living in their fifth-wheel at 8,500-feet elevation.
They have two daughters, Heidi (Dale) Wagner of Othello and Holli (Brent) Martell of Richland.
They have eight grandchildren.
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