Maryann and Manuel Fierro

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 11:17 AM


Washington Terrace couple celebrates70 years

Manuel and Maryann Fierro will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at a dinner with family.

They were married on March 16, 1943, in Chadron, Neb. Their vows were blessed in the Catholic Church.

He was born in Fort Collins, Colo. He is a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army Combat Engineers, serving in the European Theatre. He worked at Defense Depot Ogden for 34 years, retiring in 1975.

She was born in Oelrichs, S.D. She worked at Hill Air Force Base for 24 years, retiring in 1974.

Their four children and spouses are Kenneth and Belinda Fierro, Judy and Kenny Boren, Gary Fierro, and Nita and John Hartling.

They have 16 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A great-grandchild and a great-great-grandchild are due in July.

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