Delaunes celebrate golden anniversary |

Delaunes celebrate golden anniversary

Staff Reports
Special to The R-C

Gardnerville residents Jim and Donna Delaune celebrated 50 years of marriage March 19.

The couple met at Lake Tahoe in 1961 through mutual friends. Donna was in high school at South Lake Tahoe High. Jim was an employee of Harrah’s Tahoe.

They were married in 1963 in Carson City, and moved to the Bay Area. Jim worked as a machinist for Bay Carbon Company. Donna worked for a defense contractor.

After Jim’s retirement 10 years ago, they moved to Gardnerville.

The couple have a daughter; Connie Delaune; son Todd Delaune; and two grandsons Nathan and Brandon Person.