Announcements & Celebrations

Jim and Gwen Cooke

Jim and Gwen Cooke celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Sunday with their four children and four grandchildren. They were married June 8, 1947 in the Methodist Episcopal Church in West Jefferson, Ohio.Both are graduates of the Ohio State University. Jim is a retired licensed architect having practiced in Ohio and California. He practiced in several architectural firms and had his own firm, James W. Cooke, AIA in San Diego. Gwen (Gwenzora Crawford Cooke) served as department chair at Ashland College, Ohio, and at CA State University-Fresno and is professor emeritus San Diego State University and past director, School of Family Studies.