Happy 80th Birthday!: George G. Grippen

Saturday , January 07, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Reader Submitted

George G. Grippen will be celebrating his 80th birthday with his wife and friends in Roy. He was born in Massachusettes on January 13, 1937. He came from a family of 10 children, five girls and five boys. He joined the Air Force and served for four years, part of that time at HAFB. During that time, he met Dorlene Downs, fell in love and married. They had two boys, George A. and Jeffrey. After Dorlene passed away from cancer, he married his present wife, Bonnie, in 1978. She brought two more children into the family, Ruth and Dennis. Together they have eight grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren with another on the way. They all live in California.

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