AN EAGLEHAWK couple are set to celebrate a very special anniversary, as they mark 75 years of marriage.
Olga and Pierce Grenfell were married on October 27, 1945, both aged 21.
More than seven decades, four children, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren later, they still live at home in Eaglehawk.
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It's a suburb they've called home their entire married life.
Daughter Rosalie Harvey said the family was very thankful to still have Mr and Mrs Grenfell, now both 96. The pair are just nine days apart in age, both born in February 1924.
Mrs Harvey said she'd admired her parents faithfulness throughout their marriage, to each other, to their family and their community.
She said her parents started "going together" aged about 17, she thinks they met through a church youth group.
They married right after her father returned from World War II, while he was stationed at Fortuna in Bendigo, before his discharge.
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Mrs Harvey can remember as a child her mother was a homemaker and an amazing dressmaker.
Her father owned butchers shops. Hehad also played cornet in the Eaglehawk Brass Band since he was 13. Mr Grenfell marched with the band in every parade until 2019.
We're very much aware of how special it is to have our parents, grandparents and great grandparents for so long.Rosalie Harvey
Mrs Harvey said her whole family was thankful for her parents long marriage.
"We love them, they're very loving to us," she said.
"We're very much aware of how special it is to have our parents, grandparents and great grandparents for so long.
"It's pretty special to have them going so long, and in their own home."
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