Phil and Brenda Hector of Hermiston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, from 1-3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Hermiston. The Hectors were married Sept. 2, 1962, at Community Presbyterian Church in Redmond.
Phil is a retired small business owner; he owned Hectors Family Shoes until it closed in 1998. Brenda works for the Hermiston School District. They have lived in Hermiston for 42 years, moving from Portland.
Phil is active in the Hermiston Kiwanis Club and is a dedicated worshipper at the First United Methodist Church, where he plays in the bell choir. He also plays French horn and sings with the Inland Northwest Musicians.
Brenda enjoys working with youth at the Hermiston High School library. She is a member of P.E.O., and also worships and plays in the bell choir at FUMC and sings with the Inland Northwest Musicians.
The Hectors have two sons: Matt Hector, wife Carrie and their children Joshua and Jason of Lebanon; and Craig Hector of The Dalles.