66 years together

Lyndell and Catherine Bollhorst married, Jan. 27, 1951 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Hammond.

Lyndell worked 30 years at Youngstown Sheet & Tube/J&L Steel Company, then after he retired he worked an additional 10 years for the Hammond School System. Catherine worked for Walgreen’s, Carson Pirie Scott & Co. and as Director for the American Cancer Society whose specialty was fundraising. She also enjoyed her time as a travel agent while traveling the world, exploring sights and adventures.

Lyndell and Catherine were part of a special group of eight known as Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs. Catherine was Snow White and Lyndell was Sneezy. The decades they enjoyed along with the stories they share fill a room with happiness where ever they go.

Now in retirement they both enjoy life in their home in Hessville. They making sure their retirement and inheritance goes to good causes.

Catherine has always told her children to "live life trying not to judge others" and to give everyone a second chance. Lyndell could always be heard saying, "I'll live 'til I die." He'd also say to think about that, sleep on it and, don’t quit your day job.

The Bollhorsts have raised three sons, George, Dennis and Russell. They have seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild on the way.