John and Ann Hess

Mr. and Mrs. John Hess of Altoona celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Peru, where they visited Lima, Cusco, Nazca, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

They were married on April 21, 1973, at the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon, by Pastor Richard Landrum.

The couple have two children: Amy Cignetti of Apollo and Michael of Camp Hill.

Mr. Hess is a physician assistant with Partnering for Health Care in Altoona.

Mrs. Hess is a teacher in the Hollidaysburg Area School District.