Richard and lula Bennett

Tuesday , March 18, 2014 - 3:15 PM


Lula and Richard Bennett will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary by vacationing in the northern states.

Better known by family and friends as Dick and Lu, they were married on Sept. 24, 1952, in Pocatello, Idaho. They moved to Hooper in 1955, where they still reside.

Born in Layton, she was raised in Pocatello, where she graduated from Pocatello High School.

Born in Inkom, Idaho, he was raised in Lava Hot Springs, where he graduated from high school. He joined the U.S. Army after high school and served in the Korean War.

After his return, they were married and their vows were later solemnized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple.

She retired from Hill Air Force Base, and he retired after 50 years of working as a construction superintendent.

They have six sons (four living). Their children and spouses are Richard “Bill” Jr. and Barbara Bennett, Layton; Clint and Cheryl Bennett, Todd and Trudi Bennett, and Mark and Darlene Bennett, all of Hooper. They have 26 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

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