Kenneth Nelson Robison and Vicki Videlle Starrett celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 11. They were married July 11, 1964, at the First Christian Church in Coquille. Ken and Vicki are the parents of two children, Stacey (Peggy), of Myrtle Point; and Lalori (Scott) Lager, of Siletz. They have seven grandchildren: Craig Stevens, Austic (Whitney) Stevens, Karisa (Sean) McGrane, Caitlyn Robison, Dakota Lager, Hannah Robison, and Dayton Lager. They also have three great-grandchildren, Auggie and Dexter Stevens, and Kaylee McGrane.
Ken was a millwright at Roseburg Forest Products for 35 years before retiring in 2005. Ken spends many retirement hours restoring antique tractors. You can see many of his tractors in local parades and tractor shows. The tractors are usually driven by members of his family. Vicki was a bookkeeper for Hoover Accounting and Krewson and Woolley Logging. She also worked many years for Bandon Cleaners.
The family of Ken and Vicki are planning a celebration to start at noon Sunday, July 20, at LaVerne Park in Fairview. Refreshments will be provided. The family have requested, “No gifts, please.”