Elda and Robert Terry

Tuesday , March 18, 2014 - 4:42 PM


Robert and Elda Schneider Terry have been married 60 years. Their children, grandchildren and spouses gathered earlier to honor them and celebrate.

They were married Nov. 26, 1952, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple.

He was born in Ogden. His family moved to Roy when he was age 2, where he has resided since. He graduated from Weber High School in 1951. He spent the first two years of their marriage in the Army, stationed in Korea. He graduated from Weber State College with an electrical engineering degree. He was employed by Westinghouse Electric as a field service engineer and traveled extensively, within the country and abroad.

She was born in Bancroft, Idaho. She lived in Ogden and Salmon, Idaho, before moving to Clinton. She graduated from Davis High School in 1952. After he was discharged from the Army, she helped him build their first home. She worked in retail and for the Weber County School District. Most of the time, she was a homemaker and volunteer.

They are active members of the LDS Church and have served in many capacities. They greatly enjoyed their 13 years as temple workers, serving in the Ogden and Washington D.C. temples.

Their children and spouses are Peggy and Malin Erickson, Robin and Mark Ferrin, Rodney and Janet Terry, and Michael and Natalie Terry.

They have 16 grandchildren. They also have several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

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