Raymond and Lois Tripkos, De Soto, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary May 24.
Raymond Tripkos and Lois White married May 24, 1942, in Prairie Center. They have made their home in De Soto for most of their married lives.
Raymond was a World War II veteran. He retired from Sitka Spruce Lumber and Manufacturing Company in 1982.
Lois retired from the De Soto School District in 1982.
The couple enjoyed traveling in their motor home throughout the United States and wintered in Rockport, Texas, for 22 years.
They have two daughters, Carol Ramirez, Independence, Mo., and Barbara Borough, Orchard Lake, Mich.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.