Couple celebrates 70 years of marriage on Valentine's Day

Published On: Feb 14 2013 10:00:48 AM HST

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A Portland couple celebrated 70 years of marriage on Valentine's Day.

Jack and Addie Burke were married in 1943.

The couple said they met in Portland and were married there.

Jack said he was in the Navy and saw Addie in Grant's, a local department store.

He said it was love right from the beginning.

The two were married shortly after meeting.

Jack, now 94 and Addie, 91, celebrated their anniversary with family and friends at the Park Danforth in Portland.

Father Michael Seavey blessed the couple and the vows they exchanged decades ago.

Along with their children, the couple also has 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Mobile users click here for pictures from Thursday's celebration.

Couple celebrates 70th anniversary on Valentine's Day


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