Weston C. and Marilyn Drake Dahl of Layton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at family party in South Weber on Dec. 28.
They were married on Dec. 29, 1953, in Salt Lake City.
He was born and raised in Midvale by Conrad and Reta Dahl. He delivered papers as a child and later with his wife and sons. At one time, he and his wife had four routes, covering most of Layton. He worked at Hill Air Force Base for 29 years. He also milked cows at Harris Dairy for 12 years. He was involved with his sons in Little League football and baseball, and also played softball.
She was born and raised on the Drake farm in West Jordan by Gordan and Emily Drake. After having six children, she pursued a teaching degree. She taught in the resource program at Davis School District for 12 years and later earned a master's degree and administrative certificate. She later became an elementary school principal, eventually retiring from Davis School District. She is a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. She was one of Layton's hometown heros. She owns Curves in Layton, where she has continued to build lasting friendships.
They served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Knoxville, Tenn., and volunteered at the Ogden Temple. They enjoy camping, spending time with family and friends, and have volunteered in the 4-H program.
Their children and spouses are Marlin and Jenene Dahl, Rick and JoAnn Dahl, Bryon and Jill Dahl, Rachelle and John Jones, Craig and Sharon Dahl, and Wendee and Tim Cole Sr. They have 45 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.