AURORA – Doris and Jay Christensen, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Monday, Feb. 10. They will celebrate their anniversary at the Aurora Recreation Center in May.
Doris and Jay were married Feb. 10, 1945, in Redmond while Jay had a weekend leave from the military where he served during World War II. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS temple, May 25, 1946.
Doris and Jay lived and raised their family in Redmond for 65 years, after which they retired to St. George and served six missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Christensen’s have five children including Louise (Allen) Jensen, Redmond; Dale (Colleen) Christensen, Pleasant Grove; Keith (Clareen) Christensen, Modesto, California; Carol Lee (Scott) Johnson, Aurora; and Kathy (Mark) Kimball, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Their posterity includes 28 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.