Metro Detroit couple celebrates 70 years of marriage and more

Couple has 6 children, 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren

Sam and Faith Strong will celebrate 70 years of marriage next month and while COVID-19 prevented them from holding a party, they still found ways to celebrate

DETROIT – Sam and Faith Strong will celebrate 70 years of marriage next month and while COVID-19 prevented them from holding a party, they still found ways to celebrate.

Faith was 17 when they married in 1940 and Sam was 24.

They said they’ve had their ups and downs, but they’re still partners.

You can watch Paula Tutman’s full story in the video above.

To help the Strongs celebrate, you can send cards to

Sam and Faith:

70 Years Strong

C/o Denise Harris

5119 Highland Road PMB 207

Waterford , MI 48327


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