David and Ann Colbertson were married May 18, 1952 in Zearing, Iowa.
David worked for Northwestern Bell in Des Moines before they moved to California where he retired from Pacific Bell in San Diego in 1982.
Ann retired from the Escondido Union School District in Escondido, Calif. in 1991.
They are the parents of four children: Debra of Payson; Gayle (Mark) Goble, Des Moines, Iowa; Scott, Fallbrook, Calif.; and David A. of Phoenix and have four grandchildren.
Dave and Ann moved to Payson in 2001.
Their children gave them a cruise to Alaska to celebrate their 50 years of marriage.