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"I think a happy marriage is based upon individuals being able to tolerate each other in all things; they have to compromise their opinions."

- Marion F. CampbellMarried 70 years ago on June 19, 1920, in Woodlake, Calif., and were sealed later in the Salt Lake Temple. They lived in the Great Central Valley in northern California where he was a salesman, rancher and had a real estate office. He served in World War I, and was a branch and district president. He now serves as patriarch in the Visalia California Stake. She has taught in the auxiliaries and been ward accompanist. Both served a stake mission. Parents of three children and have 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Eva W. and George I. Passey

"With the combined service to family, Church and community, our lives have been worthwhile."

- George I. Passey

Married June 30, 1920, in the Salt Lake Temple. He was employed by a utility company for 47 years. He was elders quorum president and high priests group leader, bishop's counselor and stake clerk. A World War I veteran, he is national chaplain in World War I organization. A school teacher, she served in Central States Mission, and taught in the auxiliaries. Parents of five children, and have 32 grandchildren and 62 great grandchildren.

Edna and Ren Smart

"We enjoy the love of a very dear and close family."

- Edna Smart

Married 70 years ago on June 23, 1920, in Salt Lake City, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Lived in Nampa, Idaho, for 40 years where he was a building contractor, and later worked for a milk company. He was a home teacher and she taught in the auxiliaries. Parents of three children, and have 16 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.


Editor's note: The Church News will honor couples married 70 or 75 years, or at anniversary of those married longer than 75 years. Information and a clear photo must be sent at least three weeks before the couple's anniversary to Church News, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, Utah 84110.