Originally Published: January 8, 2008 11:59 a.m.
Ken and Ann Thomas of Prescott Valley will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 31, 2008.
Ken and Ann were married in Franklin Park, Illinois.
They met when Ken's sister married Ann's brother in the 1940s.
They have two daughters, Kathryn and Karen. They have three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Ken served in the Navy during WWII. Both Ken and Ann are active in the local VFW and American Legion and have volunteered countless hours at the Bob Stump Medical Center in Prescott.
Ken and Ann have often said the secret to a happy, long-lasting marriage can be summed up in a quote by Michael Leunig, "Love one another and you'll be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that."