Milestones of togetherness

Smith and Leona Gertsch

"We were married in hard times, and we learned to work hard."

Smith and Leona Gersch

Married 70 years ago on June 12, 1993, in Paris, Idaho, and later sealed in the Logan Temple. They lived in Bear lake Valley most of their lives, where he worked for the railroad and they operated a grocerys store. He served on the city council and as mayor . He continues to home teach at age 90. She has performed many acts of compassionate service throught the RElief Society. Members of the Paris (Idaho) Ward. Parents of three children (two living), they have 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Melba and Kenneth W. Burnett

"Our longevity and happiness are due to the fact that we have always looked on the positive side of life."

Kenneth and Melba Burnett

Married 70 years ago on June 20, 1923, in the Salt Lake Temple; lived all their lives in Salt Lake City. He sold farm machinery, and later founded financial credit concerns. He served in four bishoprics and as bishop. She taught in the auxiliaries and served in the ward Relief Society presidency. They served in the England Birmingham Mission and as Salt Lake Temple ordinance workers. Members of the Highland Park Ward. Parents six children (four living), they have 23 grandchildren, 78 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

"Loving and caring and family togetherness made our marriage successful."

Frank and Idella Walker

Married June 20, 1923, in Jerome, Idaho, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. He worked in the local creamery for 44 years. He has served in the seventies presidency and as stake YMMIA president. She has served as stake YM-MIA president and Primary and Relief Society president. Members of the Jerome (idaho) Ward. Parents of four children, they have 27 grandchildren, 87-great-great-granchildren.

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