Frank and Elaine Zellner

Frank and Elaine Zellner, at the ages of 70 and 69, respectively, are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

They were married Feb. 28, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz. They moved from Huntington Beach, Calif., to beautiful Pagosa 10 years ago.

They have four children and seven grandchildren. They have come to love the people of Pagosa and live here year round.

Frank reitired from the telephone company in California and managed the Westminster California Chamber of Commerce for 10 years before moving here.

Frank and Elaine were high school sweethearts and loved to dance. They are reviving their dancing skills with the local dance club that meets on Mondays and Thursdays.

They mutually agree the secret to longivity in marriage is being best friends and supporting each other whenever the opportunity presents itself.