Couples announcements October 9, 2013




Married on Oct. 12, 1963 in Santa Barbara, Calif., Dr. Glenn and Barbara Skinner of Sunnyside celebrated 50 years of marriage this past summer during a small family reunion. Their three children planned their family vacations so they could host the celebration for their parents’ golden anniversary. Dr. Skinner has been a family physician for 36 years, practicing medicine in California, Arizona, Illinois and in Washington twice during his career. Mrs. Skinner was a stay-at-home mom throughout most of their marriage, and later worked as his office manager for 16 years of his medical career. She was also the Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church secretary for 16 years. She has been the Lower Valley Community Concert Association headquarters director and director of operations for 20 years. The couple has been community concert members for 50 years, wherever they have lived. They also enjoy traveling. In addition to their three children, Sam, Catherine and Bob, the couple has five grandsons, Christopher, Alexander, Zackary, Andrew and Nathan Skinner, and two granddaughters, Erika Suzanne and Aspen Gordon.