Alvin Heine of Chase will celebrate his 90th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 27, at St. John's Lutheran Youth Center, 6th and Wilhelm in Ellinwood. Host for the event will be his family. No gifts are requested.
Elsena Bender will celebrate her 90th birthday on Nov. 25, with a family dinner hosted by her nine children. Elsena grew up in a rural home south of Russell and has been a Great Bend resident since 1951. Elsena still enjoys many hobbies such as gardening, card playing,
Mrs. Loene Karst will celebrate her 80th birthday on Nov. 9, with a card shower. A family luncheon will be held in her honor on Nov. 13. Hosts will be her children Curtis Karst of Great Bend, Colleen Karst and husband Joseph Hines of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Craig Karst and wife Amy of Hoisington; and grandchildren, Amber and Austin Young of Great Bend and Ally Karst of Hoisington.
Luelma Hejny of Ellinwood will celebrate her 100th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 19, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Avenue in Great Bend. Friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts are requested.
Veta Burress will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sept. 17, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 1222 Stone Street in Great Bend. Her children invite friends and family.