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50 years: Sandra (Trees) and Dr. Gordon Cripe had their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Oct. 4.

Cripes celebrate Golden Anniversary

The children of Dr. Gordon and Sandra (Trees) Cripe happily announce their parents’ 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Gordon and Sandra were married on Oct. 4, 1969 at Hope United Methodist Church in Frankfort.

Gordon graduated from Purdue University Veterinary School in May of 1969. Sandra was secretary to the Associate Dean at the veterinary school.

Gordon retired from his veterinary practice in Hartford City (Hartford Animal Clinic) where he and Sandy owned and operated from 1970 to 2007. They have two daughters, Tricia (Chris) Blakely of Hartford City and Kristen (Glen) Woodworth of Zionsville. They also have four grandchildren, Quin and Natalie Blakely, and Gabrielle and Ethan Woodworth.

Gordon and Sandra celebrated the occasion with an Alaskan cruise and land excursion to Denali National Park and Reserve in July.

The family will celebrate at a later date with dinner at St. Elmo Steak House in Indianapolis.


Evelyn Rose Jordan born Sept. 30

Evelyn Rose Jordan, daughter of Kayla and Allen Blake Jordan of Lebanon, was born Sept. 30 at Witham Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces.

Evelyn is welcomed home by her sister, Emma Grace Jordan.

Maternal grandparents are John and Grace Davis of Oakland, Tenn., and Andrea and John Wallace of Lafayette. Maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Davis of Oakland, Tenn., and Frank and Shirley VanPelt of Lafayette.

Paternal grandparents are Sally and Brian Rush of Forest. Paternal great-grandparent is Sally Zellers of Logansport.

Willow Aeris Robinson born Sept. 30

Willow Aeris Robinson, daughter of William and Kristen Robinson of Frankfort, was born Sept. 30 at Witham Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.

Willow is welcomed home by her siblings, Lonna, Gage and Haven.

Maternal grandparents are David Kessler of Pyrmont and Stacy Riley of Rock Hill, S.C.

Paternal grandparents are William Robinson of Lebanon and Sonia Heller of Frankfort. Paternal great-grandparents are Robert Robinson of Frankfort, and Laura Downs of Frankfort.

Payton Lynn Roy born Sept. 30

Payton Lynn Roy, daughter of Kerrianne Posey and David Roy of Frankfort, was born Sept. 30 at Witham Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.

Payton is welcomed home by her big brother, Jesse Brown.

Maternal grandparents are Hazel Jones, Matthew Sink and Kenny Jones; and maternal great-grandparents are Kenneth and the late Linda Posey.

Paternal grandparents are Larry and Jennifer Roy, and Kathleen Bertram. Paternal grandparents are Howard and Lucille Roy.

Zyan Bentley Shaffer born Oct. 1

Zyan Bentley Shaffer, son of Kelli Oldham and Jacob Shaffer of Frankfort, was born Oct. 1 at Witham Hospital.

Zyan is welcomed home by his big brother, Mason.

Maternal grandparent is Sherlene Taylor of Frankfort. Maternal great-grandparents are Danny and Lora Thomas of Frankfort.

Paternal grandparents are Kathleen and Chava Lopez. Paternal great-grandparent is Jessie Evans.