Jeffrey Kriss Rippy and Deborah Jean Carr, were married June 10, 1972, in Ottawa, Illinois.
They have three grown children, Michelle Oesterrich of Payson, Melissa Rippy of Aurora, Colo. and Ryan Rippy of Mesa. They also have three grandchildren.
They have made Payson their home since 1985, when Jeff and Deb dreamed of a life in the mountains and the West.
Their children wish them continued happiness and marvel in their pride for their parents on this special day.