Keith and Connie Kloppe celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary July 6, 2014. Mr. Kloppe and the former Miss Althage were united in marriage July 6, 1974, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven. The Rev. Clinton Koch officiated at the ceremony.
The Kloppes have two children, Heather and husband Carlos, Santa Fe, N.M., and Troy and wife Elizabeth, New Haven. They have three grandchildren, Charles Sandoval, 8, Mateo Sandoval, 1, and Hailey Kloppe, 2.