Irene and George Glessner

George and Irene Glessner of West Valley will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary May 5, 2021.

George Glessner and Irene Glidden were married May 5, 1951, in Seattle. They have lived in West Valley 62 years.

Mr. Glessner is a retired builder and West Valley fire commissioner. Mrs. Glessner is a retired para pro, West Valley School Board member, apple packer and hospital volunteer.

The couple had four children: Colleen and Tammy (both deceased), Terry Glessner of Endicott, Washington, and Virgil Glessner of West Valley. They also have nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Submit your announcement

Wedding, engagement or anniversary

We want to have your announcements published in the Yakima Herald-Republic and on The best part is that you get to write your announcement the way you want it written.