S. Ogden couple celebrates 70 years
Russ and Vivan Sylvester will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 28. They will be honored with an anniversary dinner hosted by relatives and friends.
They were married on Sept. 30, 1943, in Tampa, Fla.
He was born and raised in Lowell, Vt. He graduated from Norwich University in Vermont. He served in the military and with the U.S. Department of Defense before retiring.
She was born and raised in Albany, Ga. She graduated from Riverside Hospital School of Nursing in Florida and attended the University of Indiana School of Nursing.
Their children and their spouses are Mike Sylvester, Shreveport, La.; Steve and Shari Sylvester, Cottonwood, Ariz.; Jan Shaw, South Ogden; and Ben and Julie Sylvester, Hooper.
They have seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.