Milestones of togetherness

John and Mary Gerber

"Our many years of marriage have taught us that commitment and close family ties are the answers to a lasting relationship."

  • John and Mary Gerber

Married 70 years ago on Dec. 23, 1925, in Vernal, Utah, and sealed six months later in the Salt Lake Temple. They moved to California in 1929 where he started an automobile agency. They later returned to Utah where he managed the Utah Grocers Co-op. He served as branch president's counselor and home teacher. She served as counselor in the Relief Society presidency and visiting teacher. Members of the Winder 5th Ward, Salt Lake Winder Stake. Parents of three daughters, they have 11 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Erma B. and Marion H. Winn

"We taught our children gospel principles and always lived the gospel in our home."

  • Marion and Erma Winn

Married 71 years ago on Dec. 24, 1924, in the Logan Temple. They farmed in Battle Creek, near Preston, Idaho, for 40 years, then moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He has served as YMMIA president, Sunday School president's counselor and home teacher. She has been ward organist, YWMIA president, teacher in the auxiliaries and Relief Society visiting teacher. Members of the Lincoln Heights Ward, Salt Lake Parkview Stake. Parents of seven children (five living), they have 14 grandchildren (13 living), and 37 great-grandchildren (36 living).