"Take each day with a lot of faith, hard work and a good sense of humor. Have love and respect for each other and your fellow man."
- Verna and Ronald Hawkes
Married 70 years ago in the Salt Lake Temple on May 6, 1925. They have spent most of their married lives in Paul, Idaho, where he taught school and operated a farm and dairy. Both have served in the Church for many years and held many callings. Together they filled stake and full-time missions, and have given many hours in community service. She is an artist and seamstress and continues to grow a garden. Members of the Paul 2nd Ward, Paul Idaho Stake. Parents of eight children, they have 32 grandchildren and 70 great-grandchildren.