Helen Koerner, Ness City, will celebrate her 85th birthday Thursday with a card shower. A family gathering and celebration was Sept. 1 at the family farm in Ness County.
Her children are Larry Koerner and wife, Kathy, Crete, Neb.; Barbara Bieker and husband, Larry, Dorothy Stieben and her late husband, LaVerne, and Mary Ellen Stoecklein and husband, Eldon, all of Hays; Dennis Koerner and wife, Karen, Garden City; Donna Metzker and husband, Rob, and Kenneth Koerner and his late wife, Patty, all of Ness City; Greg Koerner, Dodge City; Karen Casey and husband, Jerry, Plainville; Laura House and husband, Kevin, El Dorado; and Janice Showalter and husband, Adam, Alexander. She has 39 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Cards can be sent to her at 302 E. Cedar, Ness City, KS 67560.
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Margaret Chrisler will celebrate her 80th birthday Tuesday with a card shower. Cards can be sent to her at 2776 Severin Road, Gorham, KS 67640.