Couples announcements August 10, 2016




BERNALILLO, N.M. — Former Lower Valley couple Milton and Phyllis Ramsey are celebrating their 74th wedding anniversary today at their home. He was from Grandview and she was from Sunnyside when they met. The high school sweethearts were married Aug. 8, 1942, at the Presbyterian Church in Wapato, while he was home on leave from the U.S. Army Air Corps. Milton’s twin brother Morris was best man. During his career in the Air Force, the couple were stationed in Missouri, Idaho, Hawaii, Morocco, Spain and New Mexico. He retired from the military after a 30-year career. They have three children, Marikay of New Mexico, Michael of California and Thomas of Ohio; two grandsons, Wesley and Sean of Ohio.