Don and Lynda Clark

Don and Lynda (Vander Mey) Clark of Lynden were married on Sept. 5, 1969, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Lynda worked for 35 years with the Lynden YMCA, Don for 45 years with Lynden Sheet Metal; both are retired. Their children are Michelle and Donny Boyd and Aaron and Shirlene Clark, all of Lynden; plus four grandchildren. They attribute their lasting marriage to "God's love and grace, pursuing each other and the two best children ever." They will celebrate with family at a dinner and weekend at Semiahmoo.