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Alvin and Elvi Saralampi

Alvin and Elvi Saralampi

Alvin and Elvi (Salin) Saralampi of Toivola recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married December 4, 1948 in the parsonage of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hibbing.

A cake and coffee social was hosted by their children at Heritage Manor Health Center in Chisholm on December 14.

Their children are Evelyn (Bill) Kliever of Duluth, Alan (Donna) of Ely, Russell and Roger of Toivola. They have seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and one great-great grandson.

Their secret to a good marriage is compatibility, compassion, and communication as well as a shared faith.