Celebrating 50 Years of marriage, John and Carole Rauch were united in marriage June 21, 1959 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bellingham, WA. John retired in 1997 following 42 years with Cost Cutter Grocery and Fairhaven Red Apple and Carole retired in 2004 following 30 years with Unity Group Insurance. The enjoy working with geneology and antique collecting. John also enjoys gardening and Carole enjoys sewing and quilting. They attribute their successful marriage to mutual interests, always sharing and 50 years of active membership at Trinity Lutheran Church. Their children are Scott and Diana Rauch, Ferndale, WA; Michael and Theresa Rauch, Port Angeles, WA and Janelle and Craig Culmback, Bellingham, WA. They have eight grandchildren; Steven and Melissa Rauch; Angela (Brent) Osborn, Tyler, Steven and Sydney Rauch; Kasey and Kayla Culmback.