Couples announcements for November 2017



Gomez and Johnson

The Airfield Estates Winery was the setting for the Sept. 2 wedding of former Grandview residents Tanya Gomez and Eric Johnson. She is the daughter of Emma Gomez and he is the son of Mike Johnson. Lia Pena of Grandview was maid of honor and bridal attendants included Samantha Thornton, Erica Gomez and Sandra Newman, all of Grandview. Elizabeth Newman was flower girl and Isyss Gomez of Richland was ringbearer. Aaron Ling of Spokane was best man and ushers were Enrique Ochoa and Jesus Reyes, both of Grandview and Jeremy Garza of Sunnyside. Following a wedding trip to Lincoln City, Ore., the couple is at home in Richland, where he works for Balfour Beatty Construction. She is a teacher’s assistant at EPIC. The bride is a graduate of Grandview High School, Yakima Valley Community College and Washington State University. She is also a writing consultant at YVC. The bridegroom, who also is a Grandview High School graduate, graduated from Central Washington University in Ellensburg.



Bernie and Marlene Charvet celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a two-week cruise, including passage through the Panama Canal The couple was married Nov. 12, 1977, at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Yakima. Marlene was a registered nurse for more than 40 years and retired in 2015. Bernie retired from SS Steiner Hop Corporation in 2016. They have lived in their Grandview home for the entire 40 years. They have a daughter, Krista Gustafson of Boise Idaho, three grandchildren Xander, Seveja and Noah Gustafson. They enjoy gardening and spending time with their grandchildren.