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Jim and Karen Hess

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

(Photo)
im and Karen Hess of Le Mars celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with their children at Lake Geneva, Wis.

Jim Hess and the former Karen Herman were married July 20, 1968, at Salem Lutheran Church in Parkston, S.D.

Their children are: Jim and Kristine Hess of Barrington, Ill., Amy and Wade Zeilenga of Byron Center, MIch., and Monte and Nicol Hess of Olathe, Kan. They have five grandchildren: Jamie Hess; Taylor, Luke and Michael Zeilenga; and Gavin Hess.

Jim is retired after 37 years in the education field as a teacher, coach and administrator. Karen is employed with the Sioux City Community Schools as an elementary school principal.