Sidney Couple Celebrating 70 Years Together
February 22, 2019
Marriage is a commitment with blessings and challenges often sharing the same space in time. The depth of its challenges is evident by divorce rate statistics in the U.S. According to hopesandfears.com, the national average length of marriage in the U.S. is 8.2 years; 12.2 years for New Yorkers with most marriages lasting 10 to 14 years. Quora.com said the median length in the U.S. is 45 years.
A couple who live southwest of Sidney have both beat, together, and then some.
Robert and Eleanor Lafler met in high school, and married a short time after in an historical year, the year of the "bli...