Ken and Avis Nichols of Medford celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a reception at their home with family and friends.

Avis Miller married Ken Nichols on June 26, 1948, in Honolulu in the Hawaii territory.

They have three sons, six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Ken and Avis were both living in Hawaii when they met. Avis was attending the University of Hawaii, and Ken was working full time. They met on Waikiki Beach and were married in Hawaii.

After a year and a half, they moved to Ken's home state of Oklahoma, then to Texas and Kansas. They later moved to Southern California seeking better financial opportunities, and invested in real estate. They moved to Medford in 1967, where they started and operated several successful businesses and further invested in real estate.

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