Geneva C. Samora will celebrated her 90th birthday on May 15. She has 10 children; three sons with Arthur Perez, deceased first husband, Paul Perez, Louis Perez, and Phillip Perez; and seven children with Ruben F. Samora, deceased in 2009, Gloria Zorn, Teresa Wadsworth, all of the Wichita area, Anna Pierce, Vicky Harmon, Mabel Adams and Rita Burns, all of the Hoisington area, and the late Richard Samora, deceased in 2000. She has 30 grandchildren; and over 45 great-grand children and great-great-grandchildren.
Marcella Maneth of Olmitz will celebrate her 85th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Olmitz. Hosts for the event will be her children. No gifts are requested.
Emma Jeanne Bradley celebrated her 85th birthday on April 12, at the Larned VFW with her children, grandchildren, extended family and members of Escue Chapel CME Church. Emma Jeanne and guests played games, sang songs and reminisced about living 85 years and the events she has witnessed in her life. Tributes were read and given to Emma Jeanne by her family.
Richard Miller of Great Bend will celebrate his 80th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 12 at The Front Door, 1615 10th Street in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be his family. Friends and family are welcome. The honoree requests no gifts.
Joseph Wirtz will celebrate his 90th birthday with a celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 22 at St. Joseph Parish Center in Ellinwood. Hosts for the event will be his children, Judy and Rod Berger, Jayne Wirtz, Joleen Wirtz, Jon and Patty Wirtz, Juanita and Alan Landry, Jeff and Cindy Wirtz, Jeanette and Ted Trinka, and Jerry and Debbie Wirtz.
Doris L. Robey will celebrate her 80th birthday with a formal celebration at 1 p.m. on March 15 at The Front Door, 1615 10th Street in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be her daughters Myrtle and Nancy. Friends and family are invited. Gifts and cards are welcome.