Lawrence (Larry) and Melberne Carr were married 70 years ago in the First Christian Church, Bellingham. They will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Wednesday, April 16th. Larry was employed by Olympic Portland Cement in Bellingham, and later in Oakland by Kaiser Cement Corp. Melberne was employed in Bellingham by Western Optical. Their children are Beverly (John) Martin, Janice (Bill) Frank, and Carolyn (Henry) Muller. Grandchildren are Keith Martin (deceased), Michael Martin, Amy Martin, Jeannine (Tony) Pound, Laura (Charles) Baines, Mark (Kris) Muller, and Amanda (Ryan) Buchan. Great grandchildren are Joy and Zoe Pound. Larry and Melberne square danced with the Hoedowners and the Gingham & Plaid Clubs. They also enjoyed traveling the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. They attribute their successful marriage to shared interests and a loving family.