Thoel — 80 years old

Delmar Thoel

MANSON — Delmar Thoel, of Manson, will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Manson.

Cards may be sent to him at 1120 16th St., Manson, IA 50563.

Thoel was born at home on Oct. 10, 1937. He attended Lincoln No. 2 School and graduated from Manson High School in 1956. In addition to farming he manufactured and repaired all kinds of equipment. He and his wife, Julia, lived on the family farm until retiring and moving into Manson.