Stories tagged: love story
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
The bumpy roads they traveled together might have derailed many couples, but 60 years after their elopement, Dick and Dody Dodd say they’re glad they didn’t give up when times …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
They met in the second grade at McKinley School and never looked back.
Thu., March 28, 2019, 5 a.m.
Don and Donna Ottosen celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary March 18. But Donna received her gift two weeks earlier.
Thu., March 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
In 30 years of marriage Toni Whisenhunt and Chuck Foster have worked side by side in elderly home care
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Walt Doellefeld’s life began in 1942 in Nazi Germany. His father was a payroll officer with the Wehrmacht assigned to Gen. Erwin Rommel’s army in Africa.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Love story: First date at movies had really sick ending: After inauspicious start, Smiths will celebrate 50th anniversary
Fifty years of marriage, five kids, 15 grandchildren and multiple businesses – a lot has happened since Gail Coyte and Roger Smith first met in the halls of North Central …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
“Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing,” is a quote often associated with famed football coach Vince Lombardi.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
When Nelson DePartee moved to St. Maries, all the high school girls, including Marilyn Hustler, noticed the tall, new senior boy.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6 a.m.
It was 1967. He was a sailor stationed in Lemoore, California.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
He spotted her across the room in a history class at North Central High School in 1955, and soon he had his heart set on making history with her. Ron …
Thu., June 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
They grew up together. They dated in high school and sat next to each other at graduation. But it would take 40 years for Edie and Ralph Speer to finally …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Bill and Mary Caruso met in high school and just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Some folks believe Friday the 13th is an unlucky day, but for Dave and June Gilstrap it turned out to be anything but.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 5 a.m.
It was the Friday before St. Patrick’s Day, 1992, which meant St. Patrick’s Day season was well under way. Patty Henchel went to the Hi-Neighbor Tavern on North Monroe with …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:09 a.m.
After that first meeting, Evelyn Anderton called her friend and said, “Gayle, that’s my husband. I don’t know how, but he’s going to be my husband.”
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
Though Nate and Pris Thompson “officially” met in Rwanda, their paths had crossed 13 years earlier when they both attended a high school/ junior college in Wessington Springs, South Dakota.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Somewhere on the currents of Puget Sound is a clear glass wine bottle containing a conversation. It’s been floating with its cargo of letters for the past four years. When …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
For 10 days they messaged back and forth, catching up on 40 years, and discovering a spark of mutual attraction that quickly became a flame. Freed from the student-teacher taboo, …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
They say the value of true love cannot be measured, but when Glenn and FloraBelle Dobbins celebrated their 70th anniversary, Sept. 15, a friend tried. He gave them a penny …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
It was 1953 in tiny Nichols, Iowa, and there wasn’t a lot to do. So Jim Porter and a buddy drove to the big – well, bigger – city of …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Arthur Hiller, who received an Oscar nomination for directing the hugely popular romantic tragedy “Love Story” during a career that spanned dozens of popular movies and TV shows, died Wednesday …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 7 p.m.
“It was like no time had really passed by at all,” he said. “I looked at her and saw that 16-year-old girl I remembered.”
Wed., July 20, 2016
Some people have the benefit of growing up in homes with parents who have loving, lasting relationships. They are raised within the strong, secure bonds of a healthy family, so …
Wed., June 22, 2016
Jeanie Fuller’s life forever changed when her high school youth group merged with the college group at the Presbyterian church she attended in South Gate, California. She was 16 and …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Gordon Van Leuven wasn’t a fan of blind dates, but in 1945, a night at a local roller rink changed his mind.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Love Story: John and Darlene Rotell married in 1970 after spending a total of five days together.
Wed., March 30, 2016
Whether at home or across the sea, it’s our stories that connect us.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Secret teen marriage still going strong 60 years later.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
Ruth Beck should have known it was true love when Herb Beck emerged from his hiding place beneath the cafeteria lunch table. Their high school in Eden, New York, had …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 4 a.m.
The way to win a woman’s heart doesn’t usually start with a series of questions including; “Do you have a tattoo?” and “Do you chew tobacco?” But 20 years ago …