Gilbert and Shirley Braulick of Coos Bay will be celebrating their 65th anniversary May 14. Gilbert and Shirley met in North Bend and have lived in the area ever since. They were married in North Bend on May 14, 1949.
Shirley had worked at the Keizer Hospital and Gilbert worked in the forest industry. They have raised three children: Ellen Bassett, of Coos Bay; Dave Braulick, of Cottonwood, Ariz.; and Steve Braulick, of Arlington, Texas. They are blessed with four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. They are currently enjoying their retirement, traveling and gardening.