Gloria and Robert Gier, of Kennewick, celebrated their 70th anniversary in Yuma, Ariz., where their church put on a big celebration. They have snowbirded there for 29 years.
They were married Feb. 1, 1942, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They have lived in Kennewick for more than 66 years.
They have four children, Greg Gier of Pasco, Randy Gier of Kennewick, Tonja Wayman of Kennewick and the late Sandra Stearns.
They have nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.