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Bob and Judy Gordon

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Name: Bob and Judy Gordon of New CastleHometown: New Castle How long have you been married: 43 years this AugustAnniversary: Aug. 17, 1963Children: Brenda, 41; Andy, 36; Scott, 35; Jennifer, 34Where were you married?: Baptist Church in New CastleBest wedding-day memory:Judy: After the wedding we got lost on our way to Dinosaur and ended up in Meeker. We were very poor and humble people.Bob: It was all good, but we had a wonderful reception. My dad (Rollie) had built a house and had a basement with a fireplace. All our friends were there.Honeymoon: Judy: We never found (Dinosaur) so we ended up in Meeker.Bob: We drove forever and finally made it to Meeker, where we spent the night. What do you THINK was memorable?Where did you meet: Judy: At New Castle High School (on Main Street). I started as a freshman and Bob was a junior. He followed me into the girls bathroom because he wanted to meet me. He introduced himself to me in front of the other girls. I didn’t like him at all.Most memorable date:Judy: He took me to the movie, (in Glenwood Springs). We saw Elvis Presley in “Blue Hawaii.” But that’s all I’m going to tell you.Bob: Going up to Medford, Ore., to see her. She had moved away and it took me a train and a bus to get there. That was a long date.How did you know he was the one?: I didn’t. It took about a year to know he was.How did you know she was the one?: She could cook really good. I don’t know – you just know that stuff.Best Valentine’s Day gift ever:Judy: A diamond ring I got many years ago.Bob: It’s always been good. That’s stuff guys don’t remember.Is Valentine’s Day still special?:Judy: It’s still special. We met shortly before Valentine’s Day. We usually have a date and eat out. And I always get roses.Bob: Sure it’s still special. The last few years we’ve gone to a Valentine’s Day banquet. It’s a very nice evening.


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