However, not wanting this milestone to go unnoticed, greater than 100 individuals got here collectively to carry the celebration to the couple’s Glendora porch, placing on a parade in entrance of their dwelling.
“We love you,” Paul yelled out to the handfuls of passersby.
The Hatches have been highschool sweethearts who acquired married in 1950 and began a household.
“He chased me some time, and I chased him some time,” Dorothy mentioned.
Now the couple has to make use of a bulletin board to maintain observe of their seven kids, 40 grandchildren and 71 — quickly to be 75 — great-grandchildren.
The couple, feeling blessed to make it to their 90s, didn’t change items this 12 months, however they mentioned the life they constructed collectively was greater than sufficient.
“What do we’d like,” she mentioned. “We don’t want a factor. To me, simply having our children round is greater than a present.”
As for many who discover themselves struggling by means of these unsure occasions, Dorothy has some phrases of recommendation.
“Simply discover humor in issues,” she mentioned.