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Tony and Rose Ament named Longest Married Couple.

Lifetime of love

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Two young lovers who danced in Bluffton during the Great Depression are today Minnesota's longest wedded couple as recognized by Worldwide Marriage Encounter.

Tony Ament was originally from Bluffton and moved to St. Cloud in 1933. Rose Ament, then Rose Uselmann, lived with her parents on a Wadena farm before getting married.

The economy was rocky, and it was hard to make a living.

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