Dick and Donna Riddle celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2 in Wichita. He is the son of Jim and Juanita (Toots) Riddle of Iola and she is the daughter of Charles and Ida Kipp of Piqua.
The couple eloped to Huntsville, Ark., on New Year’s Eve 1949 and were married New Year’s Day 1950. The wedding was witnessed by Bud Sifers, Alberta Alexander, Don Hoppes, Naomi Menzie, Harold Lee Norris and Jeanine Steele, all of Iola.
The Riddles celebrated at a dinner with their daughter, Debra and Rand Conrad of Riley, and sons, Kipp and his wife, Sally, of Pittsburg, Bruce and his wife, Cindy, of Wichita, Rich and his wife, Elizabeth, of Kittredge, Colo., and Bryan and his wife, Linda, of Newton, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and their husbands and wives. Also attending were Tom and Eloise Kipp and Fred and Lorraine Kipp, all of Kansas City, and Jim and Sharon Belknap of Wichita.