Marilyn Green JensenPride will be celebrating her 80th birthday at an open house on Saturday, April 21 at the River Heights LDS 3rd ward church, located at 800 S. 1000 East, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Marilyn was born in McCammon, Idaho and was the second child of Howard and Helen Green. She has five sisters and two brothers, all still alive.
In 1956, Marilyn was in the first graduating class of Marsh Valley High School in Arimo, Idaho. Shortly after graduation she married Marvin Jensen of Oxford, Idaho. They are the parents of six children: Douglas (Jill); Howard (Tina); Allan (Debi); Mark (Vince); Mary Poppleton; and Wayne (deceased). They have 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. They also have several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
They made their home in River Heights, Utah. Marvin passed away in 2002. She later married Wallace Pride of Rupert, Idaho. He brought three children, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren to the family.
She worked at Moore Business Forms for 34 years and is enjoying retirement. She and Wally golf, travel, do gardening and tend great-grandchildren. She says they may be the only 80-year-olds with two child car seats in the back of the car!