Vaughn A. Duncan of Great Bend will celebrate his 90th birthday with a Come and Go Party from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Stoneridge Country Club, 1438 24th Street.
Vaughn was born on Aug. 29, 1924, in Garfield to Ray and Pearl Duncan. On Dec. 27, 1948, he married Ruthe Robbins of Larned. Ruthe passed on Dec. 8, 2001. Vaughn a 1943 Garfield High School graduate, is a World War II European veteran, serving as a Tech Sgt. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge and Bronze Star.
Vaughn worked at Olson Blacksmith Shop in Garfield; Milhon Lincoln Mercury in Garden City; Trimo Roustabout in Pratt; Sauder Tank Company in Pratt and Great Bend; and Bovaird Supply Company in Great Bend.
Retirement finds Vaughn mechanizing, woodworking and traveling. His children and their spouses are Stewart and Gayla Duncan of rural Hudson and David and Kim Duncan of Valley Center; grandchildren are Jamie and Chris Baxter of Udall, Kyhna Duncan and Ryan Cook, both of Kansas City, Brent Duncan and Tyler Duncan, both of Wichita, Jeremiah Duncan and Reilly and Kara Duncan, all of Hudson, Angela Duncan of rural Hudson, and Katie Ritz of Oklahoma City, Okla.; great-grandchildren are Nora Duncan of Wichita, Connor Duncan of Hudson and Emma Ritz of Oklahoma City, Okla. His son Steve Duncan and grandson Brandon Duncan are deceased.
Cards can be sent to 1618 Cherokee Rd. Great Bend, Ks. 67530.