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Photo by Regan Kohler/ Isanti-Chisago County Star. Don and Lillian Sommars share another dance at their 70th anniversary party Feb. 23 at River Hills, Cambridge.

Dancing through 70 years

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Don and Lillian Sommars celebrated their 70th anniversary Feb. 23 with a dance.

The couple have been dancing since they met all those years ago, at a dance in Nimrod.


Surrounded by family and friends at their anniversary party at GracePointe Crossing's River Hills in Cambridge, Minn., where the couple now lives, both Don and Lillian recalled what they could about the secrets to making their marriage successful for 70 years.

"Learn to shut up!" said Don.

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