Anniversary: Shirley J. and Herman R. Bunce

The Daily Times staff
Shirley J. and Herman R. Bunce celebrated 63 years of marriage in May.

Shirley J. and Herman R. Bunce, of Farmington, recently marked more than 60 years of marriage.

The couple, who were childhood sweethearts, married on May 15, 1953, at the Church of Christ in Carlsbad.

They celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary this year at their home with family and close friends.

Before retirement, Herman owned and operated San Juan Body Shop. Shirley was a homemaker.

Herman is an avid bowler and loves to go to the casino. Shirley loves to read a good novel, redecorate her home and shop at Wal-Mart.

The couple has three children, Susan B. Watson, Michael Bunce and Jerri Bunce, all of Farmington; five grandchildren, Heather Watson, Chelsie Webb, Kenneth, Kristopher and Krystal Bunce, all of Farmington; and seven great-grandchildren.