Anniversary - Briece

by: contributed photo, John and Melba Briece

Wood Village residents John and Melba Briece will celebrate their 60th anniversary Saturday, April 5, with a family dinner at a Gresham restaurant.

They were married March 27, 1948, on Melba's birthday, in Kennewick, Wash.

John was a manager for Prudential Insurance. He was a former chairman of the Reynolds and Mt. Hood Community College school boards and a member of the Elks, a Mason, and a member of Wood Village Baptist Church.

Melba was a housewife. She is also a member of Wood Village Baptist Church.

John and Melba have five children, Janet Evans of Sandy, Rod Briece of Gresham, Judy Keller of Fairview, Patty Doran of Troy, Ohio, and John Briece of Gresham; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.