CELEBRATING 80TH BIRTHDAY!Gordy was born at home on 8/2/1930 in Bellingham to Fred and Albertina Benner. After graduating from Bellingham High School, he served 4 years in the Navy. A short time after returning home he and Dorothy were married and just celebrated 56 years of marriage. He is very proud of his family, Curtis (Mary) Benner of Kent, Robin (Mark) Maass of Lynnwood, Allyson (Gordy) Vlas of Ferndale, and Kim (Todd) Tutterrow of Bellingham and his 10 grand- children, especially enjoying attending all their activities. He is retired from the U.S. Navy, Bellingham Police Dept. and Whatcom County Dist. Adult Court. He will be celebrating with his family on August 8. Gordy and Dorothy are looking forward to a cruise to Alaska.