Monday , September 16, 2013 - 10:22 AM
GorringeBarbaraLee PrestonGorringe ofSunset celebratedher80th birthdayon Sept.7. Her familyhonoredher at a dinnerat Rickenbacker’sSteakHouse.
The second of three children,she was born on Sept. 7, 1933,in Culver City, Calif., to GeorgeElmer Preston and Lela RogersPreston. She graduated from CovinaHigh School in 1951 and attendedBrigham Young University,where she met Richard HalGorringe of Oakley, Idaho.
They were married on Sept.16, 1952, in The Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints St.George Temple. He died on Sept.12, 1990.
Their children and spousesare Jean Gorringe, Joan andCarl Bullen, James and SusanGorringe, Janet and Milo Meyerhoffer,Julie and Mel King,Jeff Gorringe, and Joyce andDaren Bateman.
She says her greatest joyis spending time with family,which includes 29 grandchildrenand 20 great-grandchildren.