They are loving parents and grandparents to their three daughters and their spouses as well as their five grandchildren.
Melvin worked for the Davis School District in the Administrative offices and Shirley worked as a teacher at Hannah Holbrook Elementary and Jenny P. Stewart Elementary in Davis County.
Since their retirement, they have spent their time in service, gardening, and family activities. They have taken their extended family on many vacations including Hawaii, the Caribbean, and Alaska. They also served missions together in the Hawaii Honolulu Mission and at the South Davis Care Center. Shirley currently volunteers at the Bountiful Temple.
Our dear parents have always been there for their family including caring for their aging parents and helping their children and grandchildren. They are a great example of sacrifice, love, hard work, and service. We cherish you and all the memories we share. We love you!