40 years ago today (July 14), Rick Dieker took Suzanne Judah as his bride in Forest Grove, Oregon. How thankful they are for their life together here in Yakima, Washington. 40 years later, Rick continues to work at the Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District. For the past 20-plus years he has served as manager. Suzanne is a homemaker. In the past she has worked as an Elementary Teacher, and as Children’s Director at West Side Church.
Rick and Suzanne have a daughter, and two sons. Katy (Dave) Zia lives in Bend, Oregon, along with granddaughters Jaina and Mara Jade. Kyle (Kailey) Sears lives in Vancouver, Washington. Kaleb Dieker lives in Yakima, Washington. He will marry his own bride, Lendelyn, next month. Rick and Suzanne will be celebrating their anniversary with a cruise from Florida to Quebec, Canada.