Walt and Eileen

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Occupation Wife, mother; temple president's wife; a little bit of medical secretary profession.
Location Burley, United States
Introduction Walt was born in Wendell, Idaho,and has lived in Idaho 64 of his 83 years. Eileen was born in the Twin Falls Idaho Hospital going home to Wendell from there, and have lived in Idaho for 56 of my 78 years. Married June 14, 1961 in Salt Lake Temple. We thank our children and grandchildren for the wonderful 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration they hosted for us in June 2011. We went on a Mediterranean cruise (thanks again to our children) to celebrate our 50th--a year early to be with D. Kelly Ogden as he lectured "In the Footsteps of Paul the Apostle." We have lived in St. Louis,MO, Minneapolis,MN; Talihina,OK; Burley,IDAHO 42 years, 3 years in Merida, Mexico;2 years in Guatemala City, Guatemala; 18 mos in Argentina,Oct 2008 to Mar 2010; and 3 years as temple president and matron of the new (dedicated Aug 21, 2011) San Salvador El Salvador Temple for--July 2011 to Nov 1, 2014. We love and adore each other, our 7 children, their spouses, and our 35 grandchildren. Walt is a physician, I was a medical secretary for PHT, then homemaker and mother. We are staunch Republicans.
Interests Eileen:husband, 7 children, and 35 grandchildren;serving missions with my husband; family history genealogy; photography;journalism; reading mostly non-fiction but also great fiction; computer for family history.
Favorite Movies Doris Day movies, especially "Love Me or Leave Me;" "Seargant York" with Gary Cooper; "My Fair Lady" with Audrey Hepburn...and most all her movies.
Favorite Music The real music of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s...the big bands, and the war songs.
Favorite Books The Anne Morrow Lindgergh series of her life, starting with "Bring Me a Unicorn." The Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine & Covenants, and The Pearl of Great Price.

Compose the lyrics to a new national anthem that features an animal sound at least once:

I prefer the national anthem we have "The Star Spangeled Banner"