Rose and Jim McKay celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary May 12 in Missoula.
James Elton McKay of Weeping Water, Neb., and Rose Hidalgo of Watsonville, Calif., met in the Bay Area of California during World War II when Jim was in the Navy. They were married in 1945 in Reno, Nev., during a 72-hour leave. Longtime residents of Susanville, Calif., they have lived in Missoula for the last five years.
They are the parents of Jim McKay and wife Trish of Missoula and Phyllis Jones of Salinas, Calif. They have four grandchildren, Heather Jones-Bakich of Templeton, Calif., and Tom, Morgan and Ian McKay of Missoula.