Memories & Milestones |

Memories & Milestones

John and Lea Vasten are about to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were married at the Basalt United Methodist Church on Sept. 8, 1962. The best man was brother of the groom, Dewey Vasten, now deceased. The maid of honor was the sister of the bride, Frankie Crowley Straight of Tucson, Ariz.An open house to honor the couple will be held at their home, 24581 Frying Pan Road at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.

New Castle Family Fitness hosted its own Olympic games, delivering athletes to Olympic greatness. The competition was open to members and nonmembers alike. It featured “unconventional” individual and team events including foot races, sit-ups and a water-balloon fight. “The Unknowns” – members Anne Guettler, Joe Koronkiewicz, Renee Kuharski and Leslie Melody – were the overall team winners. Father Cliff McMillan won the individual outstanding achievement award by scoring the most individual points. Great job, Olympians.

Malikai and Aaden Blondin are twin brothers who love dogs, cars, playing in water puddles and reading books. Love you today and forever, XOXOX Mommy and Daddy, Grandie and Grandpa and Memaw!

Chance and Caitlin Walker of Silt are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracelyn Violet Walker.Gracelyn was born Aug. 19, 2012, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. She weighed 5 pounds, 12.5 ounces, and was 18.75 inches long at birth.Grandparents are Pat and Niki Turner of Silt; Lynn and Merrill Walker of Mountain View, Wyo.; and Chris and Donna Torres of Meeker.Great-grandparents are Sam and Bev Bryan of Rifle; Tom and Carol Turner of Glenwood Springs; Wes and Marie Walker of Mountain View, Wyo.; and Ron and Peggy Elmer of Meeker.

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