Eddie and Cathy Dussert will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, September 26th, 2013, at the Black Diamond Community Center.
The couple was married September 26, 1953, at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Los Angeles, California. Thyey moved from San Gabriel, California, to Copalis Beach, Washington, in 1988, and later to the Rainier View Senior Park in Black Diamond.
Both are very active in the Black Diamond Community Center and city of Black Diamond.
Eddie Dussert was honored as Hometown Hero in the 2010 Labor Day Celebration for receiving the Silver Star Medal, given for valor gallantry in action by extraordinary heroism during the Korean War. Cathy Dussert was crowned Labor Day Queen in the 2012 Labor Day Celebration.
Eddie and Cathy have one loving daughter, Marianne Dussert, who lives in Enumclaw, and a wonderful grandson, Michael Dussert, who lives in Seattle.
In lieu of gifts or cards, guests are asked to bring canned food for the Black Diamond Community Center’s Food Bank.