Oct. 15th, 2006


Mr. and Mrs. Jon Ripslinger

Jon and Colette Ripslinger, Davenport, will celebrate 50 years of marriage on October 21. Friends and relatives are invited to join them in the St. Alphonsus School Gymnasium, Davenport, from 5 to 8 p.m. The couple requests that gifts please be omitted.

Colette Shannon and Jon Ripslinger were married October 20, 1956, at St. Alphonsus Church, Davenport.

Mr. Ripslinger was a public school teacher for 35 years and taught language arts at Davenport West High School for 33 years, retiring in 1994.

Mrs. Ripslinger was a teacher in the public and parochial school systems.

The couple’s children and their spouses are Jane and Mike Kroening, Joe and Tracy Ripslinger, Jay and Brenda Ripslinger, John and Beth Ripslinger, Jill Ripslinger and Jeff Ripslinger, all of Davenport.

They have 12 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.