Walbergs Celebrate 60 Years

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Bob and Margaret (Wright) Walberg, pictured above in a recent photograph, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 13 with a family dinner.

The Walbergs were married July 13, 1940, in Wickenburg, Ariz. Both graduated from Phoenix Union High School and Arizona State University.

The couple, pictured at left when they were first married, have two children, Gay Walberg of Phoenix and Jan Zachry of Sheridan, Wyo. They also have five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Bob Walberg was Payson High School's first industrial arts teacher. He taught there for 16 years and retired in 1979. Margaret Walberg taught English at Payson Junior High for five years and retired in 1968. They met in their teens when friends introduced them in 1936.

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