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Couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

 

November 8, 2016

JIM AND JERRY MOSHER are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

They said it wouldn’t last, but it did.

Jim and Jerry Mosher will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary in December.

Jim was a sophomore and Jerry a freshman at Sweet Home High School when they started dating. They’ve been together ever since, marrying Dec. 23, 1946, the year Jerry, then 18, graduated from high school. Jim, then 19, had been in the Navy for more than a year.

“I was just a little bit stubborn,” Jim said. “They said it’ll never last. You’re too young.”

They were married at the First Christian Church in Vancouver, Wash., Jim said. At the time, Oregon re...



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