Couples announcements July 19, 2013



Koeneman and Schwager

Gene and Alice (Schwager) Koeneman celebrated their 70th anniversary May 29, 2013 with a small gathering of family and friends at the Frontier House where Alice is a resident. Cake and ice cream were served. The couple was married May 29, 1943 in Oak Park, Ill. They have a son, Gene (Sherry), who lives in Phoenix, and a daughter, Marion (Mike) Cobo, who lives in Payson, and one granddaughter, Kayle Cobo.



Gary and Chiryl Cole celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend (July 20). They were married July 20, 1963 in Phoenix. The Coles have two children, a few grandchildren and a ton of adopted children and family members. The Coles have lived in Arizona almost their entire lives and have resided in Payson for many years as the owners of Back-To-Basics. They now live in Globe where they are retired and enjoy their days camping and spending time with their family and friends. With strong hearts and deep love, they look forward to another 50 years with each other and the loved ones who helped make their lives worth living.