How Rare is a 71st Wedding Anniversary Celebrations?

by Dan
(Madison, WI)

My parents are celebrating their 71st Wedding anniversary today. Can anyone tell me what the odds are of that rarity (in America or elsewhere)? Less than one in a million?

They are 93 and 90, and live in Wisconsin

Answer:

Hi Dan,

Thanks for your question.

Congratulations to your grandparents! Wow! Not many get to celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary!

However I am afraid I cannot answer your question about the odds, except that it is rare and quite special!

It would be great if you submitted a picture and the story of their life over at wedding anniversary wishes. I am sure many people would be interested to hear about a couple who has been married for 71 years that long!!

All the best,

Michelle

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Jun 02, 2012
71 years
by: Susan Bruster Eckard

My parents are celebrating their 71st anniversary next Wednesday, June 6th, 2012. They were married on that date in 1941. Dad was drafted the next year after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. He was wounded in battle in Brittany, France, nearly three years later. He recovered and returned to Iowa to work hard all his life farming and working a town job in the winter. They raised three children. Mom was a stay-at-home mother, and I cherished her time with us on the farm.
They are 92 and 91 and live independently. Dad still mows his own yard every week and bowls, and Mom enjoys her little garden and cooks healthy meals.

Aug 21, 2011
71st Wedding Anniversary
by: Anonymous

My parents (93 and 95) will have been married 71 years on 24 August 2011!

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