Gerdes — 90 years old

MANSON — Don Gerdes, of Manson, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Friday.

Cards may be sent to him at 344 S. Main St., Manson, IA 50563.

His family includes his wife Jeanette; Diane and Bob Graaf, of Clever, Missouri; Brian and Bonnie Gerdes, of Manson; Lori and Stewart Reiter, of Warrensburg, Missouri. He has 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Gerdes was born August 4, 1927. He farmed in the Palmer area until retiring and moving to Manson.