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‘Still the greatest thing:’ Local couple celebrates 70 years of marriage
John and Shirley Walters
John and Shirley Walters will celebrate 70 years of marriage on June 12. “We go to the [Midway] Meal House every morning and our walkers won’t fit, so the only way we can get in is by holding each others hands to hold each other up,” Shirley Walters said. - photo by Bradley Wiseman
“That’s my grandson with Mrs. Bush, and that’s us skiing out in Colorado, and that’s me when I was over in Korea in about 1952,” said “Big John” Walters, proudly pointing out just a few of the hundred-odd photographs that line the walls of his home.