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Lengthyweds: Couples celebrate combined 130 years of marriage

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WORTHINGTON -- Both relationships started with drive-by courtships.

Bob Jans was driving down the street when he first spied wife-to-be Eleanore, who was walking with a friend.


Dorothy Hay was sitting on the church steps with a friend when her future husband, Lowell, happened by in an automobile.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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