Ron and Ann Troxel have a reason to celebrate. On July 23, they will have been married 64 years. "And they tried to tell us we were too young!"
The Troxels were married July 23, 1951, in Denver. They have four children and three grandchildren.
They retired to Eckert in 2005.
Paonia Elementary School second grade teacher Jodi Simpson is passionate about pedagogy. She understands that the important things kids learn in school isn't accomplished through testing, but by experiencing life and all its wonders.