Couple Married 81 Years Gets National Award

OLDEST COUPLE 20150206 SLK 014FA couple in Kansas is still going strong after being married 81 years. Dale and Alice Rockey recently received an award for being the nation’s longest married couple.

They met more than 81 years ago in a small town in Nebraska when Dale was driving by and spotted Alice on a porch and decided to stop and chat.

Dale and Alice are both 99 and live in a skilled nursing facility. According to staff, the couple still holds hands.

They have 15 grandkids and 28 great-grandkids and six great-great grandchildren. Talk about a marriage that was built to last!

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