Schmieder — 80 years old

Elwood Schmieder

Elwood “Ace” Schmieder, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday.

Cards may be sent to him at 834 S. 20th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

His family includes his wife Judy; Cindy and Steve Campbell, of Ames; and Shelly and Jeff Enabnit, of Radcliffe. He has 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Schmieder was born Feb. 24, 1938, in Longville, Minnesota. He graduated from Lehigh High School in 1956. He worked at Lehigh Sewer Pipe and Tile Company, at Land O’Lakes (Felco) retiring in 1997 and then worked for Priority Express until 2002.