Bill and Fran (Renlie) Davis will celebrate 50 years of marriage at an open house starting at 6:30 pm Saturday, November 8, at the Squalicum Boathouse, 2600 Harbor Loop. Friends and family are welcome to attend the casual, no gift event hosted by the couple’s children, Mike (Heidi) Davis of Snohomish, Stacey (Grant) Nelson of Olympia and Katie (Andy) Finley of Yakima and their grandchildren, Luke, Jake, Emme and Tucker Davis, Garrett and Gunnar Nelson, Dawson, Bailey and Jackson Finley. The couple married November 14, 1958, at Central Lutheran Church in Bellingham, where they still attend. A few months after their marriage they moved to Missouri, then Texas while Bill was in the Army. In 1961 they returned to Bellingham where they have since lived. Bill is retired from the Washington State Department of Transportation and Fran from the Bellingham School District.
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