Milestones of togetherness

Olive Ann and Leo Bowen

"We are staying home and enjoying our golden years with our family — our posterity — our grandchildren and great-grandchildren and their families." — Leo and Olive Bowen

Married 70 years ago on Aug. 30, 1930, in Malad, Idaho, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. They lived most of their married lives in American Fork, Utah, where he was a manager and field representative for Meadow Gold Dairy. He was city councilman for American Fork. In the Church, he was a high councilor, bishop's counselor and high priests group leader. She was a local PTA president and state PTA board member. In the Church, she served as ward and stake Young Women Mutual Improvement Association president, and ward Primary president. They filled a mission together in the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Mission, and served as ordinance workers in the Provo Utah Temple. Members of the Suncrest 2nd Ward, Orem Utah Suncrest Stake. Parents of five children, they have 34 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren and three great-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.

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