Jay and Midge Freeman of Lodi celebrated 70 years of marriage this month. They were married on Aug. 1, 1943 in Lodi.
The two met at their high school in Arkansas and were married in Lodi after both families moved to California. Jay was employed by General Mills for 38 years. Midge was employed by the telephone company and the old Holly department store, and was a homemaker. Over the years, the two have enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling in their motorhome as members of the Lodi Senior Bells Good Sam group.