Jerry and Julie Braziel of La Pine celebrated their 50th anniversary April 27, 2013.

Jerry Braziel married Julie Toney April 27, 1963, in Washoe County, Nev. They have two sons, Wade Braziel and wife, Johanna, of Klamath Falls, and Ken Braziel, deceased; one daughter, Dixie Zyph, and husband, Tom, of Hermiston; and five grandchildren.

The couple lived in Ashland from 1955 through 1969. Jerry worked for the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management in timber management as a timber cruiser and check scaler until retirement. Julie owned Julie's Janitorial Service.

The couple resided in Brookings, North Bend and Dallas, Ore., before retiring in La Pine. In their retirement, Jerry enjoys hunting, reading and genealogy, and Julie enjoys raising Boston terriers.

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