Edna (Macek) Klema will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 8, with a card shower. A special dinner is planned with her family. She and her husband John have three children, Judy and husband Frank Ochs, and Carol and husband Kevin Wiesner, of Great Bend and the late Rick Klema and his wife Verna Klema of Hoisington; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren and one on the way.
Helen M. Kaiser will celebrate her 85th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 19, at Country Place Senior Living, 259 W. 6th in Hoisington. No gifts are requested. Host for the event will be her son, Tim Kaiser.
Harold "Bud" Wolfe will celebrate his 80th birthday with a Come and Go Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 21, at the 1st Church of the Nazerene, 4811 Broadway Avenue in Great Bend. No gifts are requested.
Sally Bauer of Hudson will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 15, at the Hudson Community Center. Hosts for the event will be her family, Brenda and Bruce Rhodes and Darrell and Shannon Bauer. No gifts are requested.
Katherine (Hickel) Demel of rural Odin, will celebrate her 90th birthday from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 1, at Holy Family Parish Hall in Odin. Katherine was born on Nov. 1, 1925, in rural Claflin. A lifetime resident of the Claflin and Odin area, she is a homemaker. On May 18, 1948, she married August Demel at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ellinwood. He died on Feb. 10, 2008. Katherine enjoys reading, needlework and gardening. Her children are Vernon (Janice) Demel of Moundridge, Carol (Lee) Nichol of Lakewood, Colo., Gary (Renee) Demel of Great Bend, Sharon ...