Bob and Wendy Lippert celebrated their 40th anniversary with a vow renewal.
Bob and the former Wendy Boyd were married Oct. 7, 1978, at St. Stephen's Church in Watertown by the late Revs. John Fiess and Richard Schaefer.
Attending the couple were Tom Naatz, Tom Lippert, Walter Lippert, the late James Boyd, Tammy Neuman, Dawn Keller, Wendy Wilkenson and the late Laurie Brusching. Junior bridesmaids were Laurie Siefert and Karla Manns.
Bob retired after 40 years from Lake Country Foods. Wendy is an occupational therapist for Symbria at Marquardt Manor for the nursing home and Home Health.
The couple reside in Watertown and have two children, the Rev. Benjamin (Emily) Lippert of New Philadelphia, Ohio, and Amanda Lippert (Joe Taylor) of Watertown. There are two granddaughters, Ava and Hailyn, and a stepgrandson, Logan.