Tina Weber will celebrate her 80th birthday on Feb. 2 with a card shower. Born in Ellis county in 1933, she is the daughter of Jacob and Ottilla Kinderknecht. On April 22, 1952, she married Lawrence Weber in Ellis. The couple resided in Ellis until 1966 when they moved to Great Bend. They were married 46 years until his death in 1998. Tina will spend the day with her five children and numerous grandchildren and ...
Kenneth H. (Bud) Pekarek will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception from 1 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the Great Bend Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard. Friends and relatives are invited.
Eugene Hallett will celebrate his 80th birthday on Jan. 6. Eugene was born on Jan. 6, 1933 in Rush Center to Earnest and Zelma Hallett. He was raised on the family farm in Rush Center. On Sept. 22, 1956 he married Carol Ochs in La Crosse. In 1961, he moved to Great Bend and was employed at the power plant for 35 years. He has four children, Gene Hallett of Merriam, Connie Rathbun and husband ...
Isabelle A. Befort will celebrate her 95th birthday on Jan. 8 with a card shower. Born in 1918 and raised on a farm near
Margie Cooper (Granny) will celebrate her 85th birthday on Dec. 20 with a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at 20 Dellwood Ln. Canyon TX 79015.
Irene R. Ledford will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 22 with an open house come and go for family and friends at 3106 26th Street. Irene was born on Dec. 20, 1922 in Barton County. Her daughter is Renee Little and her granddaughter is Marissa King. Cards may be sent to her at 810 Coolidge, Apt. J, Great Bend, KS 67530.
Larry Marston will be celebrate his 70th birthday with a family party to be held later this month.
Charles Wilbur Russell will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Larned Healthcare Center, 1114 W. 11th in Larned. Hosts for the event will be his children, Rosalie (Russell) Burns, Mark Russell, Jacquie (Russell) Haynes, Lynda (Russell) Wilson, and Wade Russell.
Louis (Louie) Herren celebrated his 90th birthday and 66th anniversary with his wife Julia Herren at 1 p.m. on Nov. 18 with a family celebration luncheon at the Front Door. Host for the event was his daughter Carol A. Selle.
Jerry Schrader will celebrate his 80th birthday on Nov. 24 with a card shower. Jerry was born on Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 24, 1932 in Ellinwood and grew up on a farm at Bissell's Point. He graduated from Great Bend High School and then received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine degrees from Kansas State University. He is married to Yvonne and Jerry has been a wonderful mentor and step-dad to Dustin ...
Eleanor Penka will celebrate her 90th birthday on Nov. 25 with a card shower. Born on Nov. 25, 1922 in Barton County, she is the daughter of Joseph and Mathilda Birzer. She was the 14th child born into a family of 18 children, with 15 of her siblings surviving to adulthood. On May 22, 1946, Eleanor married Victor Penka at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ellinwood. They were married for 55 years until ...
Ryan and Jennifer Flick announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Marilyn Flick, on Sept. 24 in Salina. She weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 20 in. long.
Al Kroeker of Great Bend will celebrate his 95th birthday with a reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 at Sterling House 1206
Anna Lee Habiger of Bushton will celebrate her 90th birthday on Oct. 20 with a family dinner and a card shower.
Jerry Desmarteau will celebrate his 80th birthday on Oct. 20 with a Come and Go reception from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Carl Soden Recreation Center Burnside Room. No gifts are requested.
Genola McCarter will celebrate her 90th birthday with an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. on June 30 at Sterling House, 1206 Patton Road in Great Bend. Friends and family are encouraged to attend or send cards.
Juanita Mawhirter will celebrate her 90th birthday on June 15 with a card shower. She was born on June 15, 1923, on a rural Hudson farmstead. Her children are Sandy Watson, Marsha Mawhirter, Jayne Boles and Dan Mawhirter.
Georgia Bauer of Pawnee Rock will celebrate her 80th birthday on June 11 with a card shower. Georgia Folkerts Bauer was born on June 11, 1933, on the family farm north of Larned. She has five children: Terry Bauer, Mike Bauer and wife Susan, and Bret Bauer and wife Terri, all of Pawnee Rock; Mary and husband Kevin Holle of Herndon; and Laurie and husband Richard Josefiak of Rozel; and 15 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren with another expected in July.
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