Milestones of togetherness

"Our long and happy marriage is due to being able to talk things out."

  • Richard David Dredge

Married 70 years ago on Nov. 19, 1920, in St. Anthony, Idaho, and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. They operated a sheep and cattle farm. Both held Church positions; he served in the Sunday School and she in the Young Women and family history research. Members of the Meridian (Idaho) 1st Ward. Parents of four children (two living), they have 12 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

Elmore W. and Winnie Shupe

"We just took the bad with the good. When the hardships came, we just went on living."

  • Winnie Shupe

Married 75 years ago on Dec. 5, 1915, in Carson, N. M., and later sealed in the Arizona Temple. He worked for the railroad, and they had an antique business in Taos, N.M. He was a branch president, and she served in the Relief Society. Members of the Albuquerque (N.M.) 7th Ward. Parents of five children, they have 13 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Editor's note: The Church News will honor couples married 70 or 75 years, or at anniversary of those married longer than 75 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.