The Brownings

by: CONTRIBUTED PHTO - Dale and Nevelle (Bode) Browning

Former East County residents Dale and Nevelle (Bode) Browning celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Tuesday, April 9, with a family party at their son’s home in Tigard.

The couple was married April 9, 1948, at the Methodist Church in Goldendale, Wash.

A retired osteopathic physician, Dale was the former chief of staff at Eastmoreland General Hospital and a team physician for Mt. Hood Community College for 20 years.

Nevelle is a quilter, devoted horsewoman, homemaker and former master gardener. She and Dale raised their family in East Portland.

They have five children, Daphne Weaver of Vancouver, Wash.; Karren Rhea of Boring; Stephen Browning of Tigard; Linda Bletko of Portland; and Allen Browning of Gladstone. They also have 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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