SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s one thing to match on your wedding day but it’s another to match for 68 years. That’s what Francis and Rosemary Klontz have been doing for seven decades. And they sing, too!
Every note they sing and every outfit they wear is perfectly harmonized.READ MORE: Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99
“My mother got us matching shirts when we were in high school – well, I picked them out — and we’ve been matching ever since,” Rosemary Klonts said.
Francis and Rosemary Klonts met in Junior High in Auburn, Washington.
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How adorable are these two?! Francis and Rosemarie Klontz from Plumas Lake, CA have been married for almost 68 years, and they have matched their outfits EVERY day since they were 19! They also SING! Watch their story tonight on @cbssacramento to hear what they say the secret to a long-lasting marriage is!!READ MORE: 'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
“And I thought she was the cutest little thing,” Francis Klonts said. “By the time we were seniors, we started going together.”
Married for 68 years next month, Francis knows the term happy wife, happy life all too well – letting his bride of more than half a century pick his outfits every day.
“She just lays it out for me, and I don’t have to worry about a thing!” Francis Klonts said.
While it’s obvious they are in-tune with each other vocally… when asked what the secret to a happy marriage is, this duet is very much in sync:
“Jesus first, others second, you last – that’s the way you spell JOY. (singing) Jesus and others and you – what a wonderful way to spell joy!” Rosemary Klonts said.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
And these “singing chaplains” perform at their local church, hospitals, and even just around the house. It’s a pitch-perfect, match made in heaven.