Couple to mark 72nd Valentine's Day

Florence and Willem Schurman, married for 71 years, look forward to Valentine's Day at their...

Florence and Willem Schurman, married for 71 years, look forward to Valentine's Day at their Richmond Hill home, Wednesday, February 13, 2013. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

MARYAM SHAH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:35 AM ET

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. -- Florence and Willem Schurman credit being married for 72 Valentine's Days to never going to bed angry.

"We always settle an argument before we go to sleep and we always kiss good night," Flo said Wednesday as the beaming couple and their adopted feline Bradi sat in their Richmond Hill apartment, just north of Toronto.

The two lovebirds -- Flo, 89, and Bill, 94 -- were anointed the longest married couple in Ontario this month by a group called the Worldwide Marriage Encounter, which held the contest for the first time in the province.

They married just three days after Pearl Harbor in 1941, with Bill's call to report to the Armed Forces in February looming.

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