Announcements & Celebrations

Art and Shirley Nordtvedt

Art and Shirley Nordtvedt are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary and invite their family and friends to a gathering at Northwest Baptist Church, 3545 Northwest Avenue, Bellingham, from noon to 3:00PM, Sunday November 20th.Art and Shirley first met while in the 4th grade at Washington Elementary School, they dated during high school and were married November 22, 1941. Their marriage has been blessed with five children; Steven (Leslie), Thomas (Lloydine), Gary (Carolyn), Kristine (Hugh) Chafant and Michael (Elsie), nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and counting.Art is a boat builder, having founded United Boatbuilders (Uniflite, Inc.) and Shirley, is a homemaker raising her children and later a leader with Bible Study Fellowship.They credit their lasting and loving relationship to perseverance and the Grace of God.There will be a family celebration on Thanksgiving Day.