Dr. Billy Joe and Selma Cooney celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 3 at the Napa Valley Country Club. A wine reception and dinner with family and friends was hosted by their children, Marianne Graham (Greg Graham) and Patrick Cooney (Natalie Valov).
The Cooneys were married on June 1, 1957 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kansas City, Missouri while Bill was attending medical school at the University of Kansas.
After several moves, they settled in Napa in 1968. Dr. Cooney practiced radiology at Queen of the Valley Hospital. Since his retirement, they have been active members of Napa Valley Lutheran Church and enjoy travel, golf, bridge and visiting with family and friends.