CHICAGO (CBS) — A Valentine’s Day lunch in the western suburbs Friday afternoon celebrated more than 1,000 years’ worth of marriage.
Belmont Village, an assisted living facility for seniors in Carol Stream, hosted a Valentine’s lunch for all 17 couples living there; complete with flowers, a piano player, and sparkling cider.READ MORE: 2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
Each couple has been married for at least 48 years.
Bobbi Johnson sat across from her husband of 54 years.READ MORE: Carjacker Steals Car With Two Children Inside From South Shore Gas Station
“His boss told his father that he had a cute girl working for him in the bookstore, and so Jerry came by to check me out,” she said.