"Our greatest happiness has come from a loving family and good friends." – Merle and Soren Christensen
Married 70 years ago on June 18, 1928, in Pocatello, Idaho, and later sealed in the Logan Temple. He worked as a farmer and cheese processor, and served as home teacher and ward executive secretary. He enjoys fishing and gardening. She is a former Primary secretary, ward Relief Society president's counselor, and was secretary of the Malad Chapter of War Mothers. She enjoys crocheting and quilting. Members of the Malad 5th Ward, Malad Idaho Stake. Parents of seven children, they have 27 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.