Ken and Pat Leisher

Ken and Pat Leisher of Salida will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 17, 2016.

They were married June 17, 1966, in Spokane, Wash.

Mr. Leisher graduated from Eastern Washington University in January of 1970 and was immediately commissioned in the Medical Service Corps of the U.S. Army. He spent 28 years in the army and the couple enjoyed traveling around the world.

Following retirement from the military, Mr. Leisher was CEO of two civilian hospitals before the couple moved to Salida where he was CEO of Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center from 2006-2013.

Throughout their 50 years of marriage Mrs. Leisher has served as a teacher’s aide, managed a Kindercare Center and managed many gift shops. Her favorite responsibility is being a grandmother.

The Leishers have a son Tom (Trish) Leisher and three grandchildren, Ella, Allie and Karl.

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