Jerry and Mary Lepping mark 60th wedding anniversary

Jerry and Mary Lepping of Salem celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends in Texas.

The former Mary Hollinger and Mr. Lepping were married on Jan. 7, 1954, at St. Paul Church in Salem.

Both are graduates of Salem High School and chose to make Salem their lifelong home.

Mr. Lepping and his brother Bob owned and operated Superior Wallpaper and Paint in Salem for 50 years.

Mrs. Lepping retired from part-time work with several local car dealers and now commits her time to volunteer activities.

They are the parents of two daughters, Diana Allen (Jim) of Omaha, Neb., and Patricia Velky of Pearland, Texas. Their four grandchildren include Tyler and Meredith Allen of Columbus, Zach Velky (Julie) of Austin, Texas, and Sarah Velky, Pearland, Texas.