Vern (Bud) and Betty Garretson were married 40 years ago, Aug. 20, 1965, in Kansas City, Kan.
They moved to Payson from Aurora, Colo., in May 2001.
They will celebrate their anniversary with their children and relatives.
They have three children: Shelly (Greg) Smith of Centennial, Colo.; Chad (Tracy) Garretson of Ahwatukee, and Lisa (Cory) Kraus of Alta Vista, Kan. Grandchildren are: Jessica and Derek; Connor and Tara; and Amber, Taylor and Bo. Great-grandchildren are Trevor and Keegan.