Milestones of togetherness

"We entered into our marriage relationship on an eternal basis, so we found it easy to work things out when there were differences."

Levere and Elda Juchau

Married 70 years ago on April 17, 1924, in the Salt Lake Temple. They farmed in Virginia, Idaho, for almost 40 years. They moved to Logan, Utah, in 1966. Now members of the Logan 23rd Ward. He served in many positions in the ward, including bishop's counselor. She served in the auxiliaries in both ward and stake callings. Both served as ordinance workers in the Logan Temple. He also enjoys gardening, and she has created many pieces of needlework. Parents of six children (five living), they have 13 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

"We have known each other since early childhood. Through all these years we've come to know that love and family are at the very heart of happiness."

Ralph and Marsale Siddoway

Married 70 years ago on April 21, 1924, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Lived in Vernal, Utah, all their lives. He has been an accountant, school teacher and rancher, and served as mayor of Vernal, school board member, as well as secretary, director and manager of the Ashley Cooperative for 50 years. He also served as bishop and high councilor. She has been a homemaker and served as ward and stake Relief Society president, and stake Primary president. She was president of the Utah Municipal Auxiliary. Members of the Vernal 5th Ward. Parents of three children, they have seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Editor's note: The Church News will honor couples married 70 years, or on successive years those who have not been honored previously, and those who have been married 75 or more 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. Illustration by Deseret News artist Reed McGregor.

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