Jerry (Gerald) and Sharon Gilbertson were married on April 25th, 1959 at Central Lutheran Church in Bellingham. High school sweathearts at Bellingham High they married after Jerry's 2 years in the Navy. They plan to celebrate with a family dinner in Mt. Vernon. Later this year they will all go on a Carribean Cruise. Jerry retired from Puget Power and Light Co. in 1993 after 33 years. He currently works for Potelco Inc. of Sumner and restores antique cars as a hobby. Sharon was co-owner of The Country Goose gift shop in Anacortes until it was sold in 1998. She enjoys decorating, creating, the cabin and being with family and friends. Their children are Bret Gilbertson, Mt Vernon, Robin (Greg) Thramer, Burlington, Becky (Steve) Studebaker, Burlington. They have 5 grandchildren: Sarah & Jessica Thramer, Krista, Chad & Katie Studebaker.