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Richard and Marlys Montag to celebrate their 50th anniversary

The couple's children are hosting the dinner party at the Allison Inn Hotel and Spa
by: Submitted photo MARLYS and RICHARD MONTAG

A private family dinner party on Saturday at the Allison Inn Hotel and Spa in Oregon wine country will celebrate the golden wedding anniversary of Richard and Marlys Montag of the Rock Creek area.

It is hosted by the couple's daughter Catherine Keeter and sons Garry and Jeff Montag. All six grandchildren will be in attendance, traveling from Washington and Arizona.

Richard W. Montag and Marlys Gosser were married Sept. 9, 1961, at the First Congregational Church in Hillsboro.

They honeymooned at The Sands Hotel in Las Vegas driving there in their white 1955 Thunderbird.

Mr. Montag, an Air Force veteran, worked for 32 years at Tektronix Corp., where he was an international manufacturing manager, which allowed the couple to live for several years in Guernsey, United Kingdom.

Mrs. Montag retired after 12 years of court calendar managing at the Washington County Courthouse.

They enjoy gardening, reading and entertaining.

The couple's children are sons Jeff Montag of Paradise Valley, Ariz., and Garry Montag of Kirkland, Wash., and daughter Catherine Keeter of Beaverton, and they have six grandchildren.