"The work we have been doing in the Church is what has held us together all these 70 years."
---Lyle and Dallas ColemanMarried 70 years ago on June 2, 1924, and later sealed in the St. George Temple. Lived in Sacramento, Calif., for most of their lives where they operated a roofing business. He has served on a high council and in a bishopric, and she was Relief Society and Primary president and both were ordinance workers in the Oakland Temple for about two decades. They also served in the Northwestern States Mission. Members of the Sutter Ward, Sacramento California Cordova Stake. Parents of three children, they have eight grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
"We have always tried to work at our marriage each day, and kept our love growing by being true to each other and ourselves."
--Margie and Leslie G. Walker
Married 70 years ago on June 5, 1924, in the Salt Lake Temple. Lived in Lynndyl, Utah, for 10 years, then moved to Pocatello, Idaho, where he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad as equipment operator and supervisor. Both are former temple workers and served in many Church callings. Members of the Caldwell Park Ward, Pocatello Idaho East Stake. She is known for her handicrafts. Parents of two daughters, they have seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
"We have always said that team work was the motto for us and our family."
--Vernetta and Dan Collett
Married 70 years ago on June 11, 1924, in Longview, Wash., and sealed in 1985 in the Boise Idaho Temple. During their marriage, they farmed in Paul and Glenns Ferry, Idaho, and moved to Boise in 1945. She was the first Sunday School secretary in the Longview, Wash., Branch, and was Relief Society counselor and taught in the auxiliaries. She served as a visiting teacher for 45 years. He served as a home teacher. Members of the Boise, Idaho, 34th Ward. Parents of five children, they have 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.