Merrill G. Jensen turned 80 years of age on June 13. He is married to Lena Rich and they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
The couple have five children, Nick and Stacy Jensen, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Dennis and Patsy Jensen, Carbonville; Valene Houston, Carbonville; Kevin and Kristy Tolley, Riverton; and Lori Jensen, Aliso Viejo, Calif. They have 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
The family planned to gather July 19 to celebrate the occasion of his 80th birthday.