Martys celebrate 70 years

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

vvthemartysAnton “Pink” and Dorothy Marty will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at an open house on Saturday, April 5, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Monroe Swiss Hall located at 18500 Tualco Road. All friends and family are welcome to join the celebration.

Pink and Dorothy were married on March 18, 1944, in Snohomish. After marrying, they resided at the family farm in Duvall, where they raised five children and still live today. Their family has grown to include 52 members, with more on the way!
They have been members of the Monroe Swiss Colony for many years, enjoying every event, dance and bratwurst dinner!

Weekly coffee and dinner with friends keep them up to date with the latest news in the valley.
Their busy lifestyle, family, friends and especially their dog, “Rascal,” keep them young at heart.

Joseph and Diane Santosuosso

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Joseph and Diane Santosuosso, of Woodinville, Wash., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 9th, 2013. Joseph, formerly of Medfield, Mass., and Diane (Drinkwater), formerly of Portland, Maine, were married in Medfield, Mass. on November 9, 1963. Celebrating their beautiful milestone with them were their three children Laurie, Paul and David and their three grandchildren Erica, Matthew and Ryan. To celebrate, Joe and Diane vacationed in Banff, Canada.  They will take a cruise to Greece later in the year.

Brenda and Ryan Reed

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Anniversary_Reed_croppedRyan and Brenda first met in high school through mutual friends.

Their friendship grew into romance and shortly after graduating college, they were excited to settle down and marry.

They were married in downtown Kirkland at the waterfront pavilion on June 8, 2001.

After their ceremony, they took a boat cruise around Lake Washington for their reception.

This year marks the celebration of 10 years of a wonderful life together. Throughout their 10 years of marriage, they started a family, traveled to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii. Ryan co-founded, developed and maintained successful companies, including telSPACE and mCASH.

Through business opportunities, he was also able to travel to France, Qatar, Egypt, U.A.E. and Morocco.

Brenda worked as a project manager for AT&T Wireless for six years, but chose in the last few years, to focus her time on raising their two daughters, ages 4 and 8.

They enjoy reading, camping, hiking, bowling and traveling.

Their hobbies include photography and running. In the last year, they have participated in a few half marathons with a full marathon goal in the near future.

Together, they are discovering the keys to a successful marriage by staying emotionally connected, supporting each other’s goals and needs, as well as finding common activities to enjoy together.


Ryan and Brenda look forward to many more adventurous, entertaining and loving years ahead.

Ryan is originally from Anchorage, Alaska and Brenda is from Bellevue, Wash.

They currently live in Woodinville.