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Jessens celebrate 50 years
Sep 13, 2013 - From staff reports
Jerry and Kay Jessen of Cheyenne recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Kay Jessen is the daughter of the late Emmett and Jean Osborne, longtime Riverton residents.
The couple met in Casper in the fall of 1962, when Jerry Jessen was a district engineer for the Bureau of Land Management and Kay Jessen was a speech pathologist for Natrona County School District.
They married Aug. 3, 1963, at St. Stephen's Mission.
The couple has three children, Joe Jessen of Winchester, Va., Jennifer Nelson of Cheyenne and Brent Jessen of Destin, Fla., and two grandchildren.