Jan graduated from BYU and taught school while Sam finished his mechanical engineering degree at the University of Utah. Sam retired from Hill Air Force Base after a 36-year-career.
Sam and Jan are parents of eight children. They are: Stephen, Matt, Julie (Peter) Skalla, David (Lisa Poarch), Jennifer (Don) Stringham, Jonathan (Julie Whipple), Nathan (Lindsey Guynn), Joanna (Jake) Nelson and 18 grandchildren.
Friends and neighbors are invited to an open house on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Jackson home, 1367 E. Stellaria Circle (1925 South).
The Ken Foster Band will provide the music and light refreshments will be served.