Ellen and Mike Perri
On April 18, Mike Perri celebrated his 86th birthday with his family. Mark and Debra Rubeck, daughter and son-in-law, hosted a family dinner at their residence. Ellen Perri had previously turned 86 on Dec. 4, 2009 with a celebration late last year. In attendance at the celebration were Mike and Ellen Perri, Mark and Debra Rubeck, and their children, Perri and Alicia Rubeck and their children, Chezni Anne and Stone Rubeck; Jim and Jennifer Rubeck and their children Kristen Mitchell and Emma Rubeck; and Markae and Josh Lester and their children Joseph King and Tiana Marie King. The family had a great meal, and the great-grandchildren played in the yard as it was a beautiful spring day.
Other family members from Utah were unable to attend. They include Sandra Perri, daughter-in-law, and her daughtere Nicki Kirkwood and Billy Kirkwood and their children Jessica and Jake Kirkwood.
The Perri's moved to Wyoming in 1966 from Utah. Mike worked for Stauffer Chemical until he retired in 1986. Mike and Ellen will be celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary on June 20.