Milestones of togetherness

"Living the gospel and being with your family bring the greatest joys in life."

Mary and Elden Rex

Married 70 years ago on Nov. 7, 1924, in the Logan, Utah, Temple. He then served in the Eastern States Mission. After his return, they both graduated from Utah State University and later lived in Oakland, Calif.; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Los Angeles, Calif., where he served as a bishop and worked in real estate. They later lived in eastern Washington where they raised livestock. She is an excellent musician and served as ward and stake organist and directed many Relief Society choruses. Members of the Willow Creek 4th Ward, Sandy Utah Willow Creek Stake. Parents of two children, they have seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

"At night, if you do have a little trouble, talk it over before you go to bed - that's what we did. And every night we kneel and have our prayers. We've been blessed in many ways."

Robert C. Taylor

Married 70 years ago on Nov. 11, 1924, in Provo, Utah, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. He worked at Geneva Steel for more than 50 years. He served in various quorum and group callings. He enjoys gardening. She served in the Primary and Relief Society. She is known for her needlework and baking. They served as ordinance workers in the Provo Temple for 10 years. Members of the Orem (Utah) 7th Ward. Parents of six children, they have 34 grandchildren, 117 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

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