Larry and Joanne Klyn of Lynden were married on Aug. 30, 1969, in Pella, Iowa. Joanne is retired from being a registered nurse. Larry is retired from 28 years as a teacher and principal in the Midwest and Lynden, and also time in the printing industry. Their children are Angie and Chris Burke and Travis Klyn. They have eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. They attribute their lasting marriage to lots of love and God's grace. Larry and Joanne recently enjoyed a three-week adventure traveling in Europe.