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Kenneth and Dorothy Reese are pictured in their Hastings living room. The couple has been married for 75 years, and credits doing things together as a big reason why they've been so happy for so long. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson

Reeses celebrate 75 years of togetherness

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Errands had to be run, so Kenneth and Dorothy Reese left their nice home on Eighth Street in Hastings, drove out Highway 55 and walked into Walmart.


The day was like many others. They walked hand-in-hand as they approached the store and were eventually stopped by a kind woman.

"It's so nice to see a couple like you guys holding hands," the kind woman said.

Ask the Reeses, and they'll tell you it's that kind of little stuff that makes marriage work for them.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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