C. Bert and Imogene B. Moore will celebrate 73 years together on April 13.

C. Bert Moore, known to most people as C.B., and Imogene Bowsher were married April 13, 1946, at the old Zion Bethel Church by the Rev. Graham, of Sitka Baptist Church.

The couple has three children, Nancy Dyer and her husband, Calvin, of New Carlisle, Ohio; Susan McCarroll and her husband, Jeff, of Dayton, Ohio; and David Moore and his wife, Sue, of Valparaiso; as well as six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

C.B. served with the U.S. Marine Corps for 3 1/2 years. He saw action at Guadalcanal and was part of the invasion of Guam and Iwo Jima during World War II.

He worked for the Soil Conservation Department for 30 years.