Jack and Janice Smith celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner and family reunion on Sept. 5.
High school sweethearts at Malad High School in Malad, Idaho, they were married on Sept. 5, 1935, in Malad. Shortly after their wedding, they moved to Ogden, where they have spent the last 60 years. Both are retired from Hill Air Force Base after many years of employment. He has since been employed by the Barn Golf Course in Pleasant View.
They have been active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have held many callings. They have also been involved in the sponsorship of many Laotian families and have remained close friends with many Laotian people throughout the Ogden area.
He enjoys golf and attending sporting events, and she is involved with acts of daily service to others. Both enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Their children and spouses are Kirk and Cheryl Smith, Farr West; Patrick and Christine Smith, Bentonville, Ark.; and Jennifer and Thavone Thongrit, Harrisville. They have 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren with another one on the way.