Couple to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary on Christmas day - WNCN: News, Weather

Couple to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary on Christmas day

Posted: Updated:
WOODHAVEN, MI - It's a milestone few couples hit, but on Christmas day Frederick and Betty Lou Walters will celebrate 70 years of marriage.

To help mark their seven decades together, 90-year-old Frederick and 87-year-old Betty Lou renewed their vows Thursday at a nursing center in Woodhaven, Michigan.  At the ceremony, Frederick talked about the couple's long history.

"I started going with this little lady when she was 13 years old and I was 15,” said Frederick.  “When she was 18, and I was 20, I came down from Alaska and we got married."

Frederick says if he lives to be 100 he plans to renew his vows with Betty Lou again.

  • U.S. & World NewsMore>>

  • Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

    Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

    Saturday, August 2 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-08-02 06:35:28 GMT
    Israel is striking dozens of sites in Gaza as it continues a massive search for an officer it fears was captured by Hamas militants.
    Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major...
  • Justice delayed is pondered in Cambodia

    Justice delayed is pondered in Cambodia

    Saturday, August 2 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-08-02 06:35:20 GMT
    A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of the two top leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose extremist policies in the late 1970s are blamed for the deaths...
    A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of the two top leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose extremist policies in the late 1970s are blamed for the deaths of an...
  • Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

    Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

    Saturday, August 2 2014 2:33 AM EDT2014-08-02 06:33:38 GMT
    Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
    Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.