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Almond and Mary Shuster will soon be celebrating 65 years of marriage at their home in Glenwood Springs.

The couple was married at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs on October 15, 1940.

Almond is a World War II veteran that served two years in the Philippians. They also lived in San Diego for two years where Almond worked in the shipyard, building mine sweepers, before returning to Glenwood Springs.

They have five children, Mary Vagneur, Michael (Barb) Shuster, Patrick (Toni) Shuster, Donald Shuster and Rex Shuster, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Their family wishes them both a wonderful 65th anniversary, and sends them all their love and prayers.

Kresta and Nate Hill of Silt Mesa are pleased to announce the birth of their baby girl, Jayda Nicole Hill, at 9:53 p.m. October 1, 2005, at Valley View Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth.

Parents Lowell and Casey Walter and big brother Bennett are proud to announce the birth of Brigden Austin Walter. He was born 8:12 a.m. August 3, 2005. He was 7 pounds, 5 ounces and 20 inches long at birth.

Grandparents are Renee Dallman and Norm and Betty Batchel of Glenwood Springs, Jim and Jackie Dallman of Basalt, and Bob and Carolyn Walter of Boones Mill, Virginia.

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