Lester and Evelyn Peters recently celebrated 72 years of marriage.
Her family bought a farm across the road from him and he said he knew she was the one the moment they met. They married Oct. 12, 1941.
He was a farmer and she was a homemaker. They were members of the Lutheran Church in Aurora and Canby and the Lutheran League and youth group.
They have a daughter, Charlene, and sons, Tom and Ernie, all living on the Peters farm in Canby. They also have six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.