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Couple to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Marge and Bill Graverholt
Marge and Bill Graverholt of Cherokee will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with their friends and family on July 19. The couple were married in Fremont, Nebraska on July 21, 1939, and lived in Seattle from 1954 until April of this year. when they were visiting their daughter and granddaughter here, and decided to purchase a home in our community and return to the Midwest in their golden years.Their daughter says, "According to the story I've heard many times over the years, my folks saw each other for the first time when very young at a joint country school event. They exchanged glances, and my dad boldly walked across the room and gave my mom a kiss. They didn't meet again until high school ... and the rest is history."

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