Theodosios and Eleni Kipelidis were married April 20, 1958 in Kavala, Greece. They moved to Canada in 1966 before moving to Bellingham, where they've resided since 1975.
Their family includes son, Evan and wife Despina Kipelidis as well as daughter, Susan and husband Sam Mansour. They have four granddaughters, Christina and Marialena Kipelidis of Puyallup and Fahren and Celaina Mansour of Bellingham.
They will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends at a reception hosted by their children at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club on May 4th. They attribute their successful marriage to a life filled with laughter, a supportive family and holding true to their Greek roots. The couple will further celebrate with a trip to Greece this summer.