Col. Herald and Jeanne (Pentecost) Echols of Hermiston celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary May 20, 2019.
The couple married May 20, 1945, in Santa Ana, California. Herald served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, and was commander at the Umatilla Army Depot from 1972-73.
Herald and Jeanne have five children: Kristin Adams, Lakeside, Ore.; Kurt Echols, Anchorage, Alaska; Mark Echols, Houston, Texas; Jennifer Diallo, Portland, Ore.; and Scot Echols, Hermiston, Ore. They also have 20 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.