Weldys to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


Dave and Mary Weldy, then and now.

CHELAN - David and Mary Weldy of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 30. The celebration will be held at the Culinary Apple in downtown Chelan, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in conjunction with the 22nd anniversary celebration of their store.

Manufacturers are helping the couple celebrate along with the Culinary Apple team and Candy Kisses and special treats will be served.

Mary West and Dave Weldy were married June 29, 1968 at Moffett Field Naval Air Base, in Mountain View, Calif.

They are the parents of Teresa Weldy of Chelan; and Joshua (Shannon) Weldy of East Wenatchee.

They have two grandchildren, Thomas Weldy and Connor Weldy.

The couple transferred to Seattle in 1978 where David worked in the heavy duty trucking industry and Mary working in the wholesale gift industry. They moved to Chelan in 1996 after purchasing the The Harvest Tree gift store. They have full-filled their dream of owning a store in small town America as co-owners of Culinary Apple, a Kitchen and gift store. Dave is a member of the Lake Chelan Rotary Club and has been a member of Rotary since 1984. Dave and Mary currently serve on the board of the Thursday Evening Farmers Market.

In 2009 they moved to East Wenatchee to be closer to their grandson’s.

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