Five years ago, when you were turning eighty, I sat here trying to find the best words to describe you.

Margaret Fern Nate will celebrate her 99th birthday on Tuesday, May 18. Fern was born in Blackfalds, Canada, on May 18, 1922. At a very early age the family moved to the United States.

We are excited to celebrate the 80th birthday of Harvey Evans as well as the 60th wedding anniversary of Harvey and Leslie. We would love to have friends and family join with us for a piece of cake in their honor at Harvey and Leslie’s back yard from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16.

On April 20, 1936, in a humble home in Malad, ID, a gentle soul came to earth. Lenis Reta Christensen Hansen was born to loving parents James P. Christensen and Reta Lavon Williams. She was the welcomed little sister to her energetic brother, James G. Christensen, who passed in 2020. Her fat…

Studies have shown that the more birthday cakes you’ve gotten, the longer you live. Boyd H. Brown will be celebrating his 90th birthday.

On a spring day, April 9, 1941, Ann was born to Grant Laurence and Erma Bingham Webb at the home of Erma’s sister Winona (Aunt Noan). Her father had told his co-workers, as he left work that night, they were going to welcome a new son. Instead, they welcomed their third daughter. Ann’s sibli…

Jack Nixon was born in Del Norte, Colorado, on March 31, 1931, to EJ Nixon and LaRue O. Nixon. He married Charlotte Macdonald on Dec. 18, 1953. They have 5 children, Ruelinda Stone (Fran), Tres, Scott (Shiree), Daniel (Kathy), Shanna Knowles (Darrin). 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Chelsea Athel Bloxham was born March 12, 1936, to Orvil and Erma Austin in Cleveland, Idaho. She turned a young 85 on Friday. She attended Downey High School where she was involved in the student body and cheerleading. She also played the clarinet in the marching band. She married at the age…

The family of Viona Peterson Speth are happy to announce her 95th birthday. Viona was born on January 28, 1926, to Victor and Anna Peterson in Logan, Utah. She was the youngest of her siblings: Dennis, Darwin, and Shirley Mae. Viona attended and graduated from Logan High School where as a Ju…

Merl H. Bloxham will celebrate his 95th birthday on January 15, 2021. He is the son of Thomas and Elsie Henderson Bloxham. He was born in Downey, Idaho, the 2nd youngest and only surviving child of twelve children.

Miles Duane Roundy was born Dec. 30, 1930, in Logan, Utah. He graduated from Lincoln High in Orem, Utah. Dad served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana. It was in Montana he met Mom (Patsy). They were married in the Manti Utah te…

Born December 28, 1930, in Ogden, Utah, to Charles F. Hull and Anna Torghele. Norma was the oldest of family followed by three brothers and one sister; Clark, Don, Marybeth, and Dale.

Betty Jean Ricks was born on December 19, 1930, the youngest child of Wallace and Annie Ricks. She grew up in Benson, Utah, and graduated from North Cache High School. On June 10, 1949, she married Jay Goodsell in the Logan LDS temple. They lived in Newton, Utah, and raised their three child…

On December 5, 1940, the last little bird was delivered to Afton and Pearl Bird. Linda Janese Bird was raised in Mendon with her 6 siblings, Darlene, Dale, Renee, Lauralee, Deon and Karl.

The family of Nadine Schoonmaker would like to announce her 80 years young Birthday! Nadine was born in American Fork, Utah, on October 25, 1940, to Lloyd Herbert Herring and Althea Elizabeth Whitby. Nadine was the youngest of three children. Nadine graduated from Logan High School in 1958 a…

Steve Karren celebrated his 80th birthday on October 9, 2020, with his family.

It was a full week of celebrating beginning with a dinner party at the home of Michael & Joy Rollins, (Ron’s oldest son) in Hyde Park. All of Ron’s living children joined in the celebration, with his daughter, Aline and son, Bruce and their spouses coming down from Idaho.

Margaret was born Oct. 4, 1940, in Garland, Utah. Her father was in the military so they moved often. Her favorite places they lived were Corvallis, Oregon, and Karlsruhe, Heidelberg, Germany. Mom met Dad while working at Thiokol. They have been married 61 years. They have six children, Kim …

Dad was born at home in Bloomington, Bear Lake County, Idaho, on Sept. 13, 1925. He was proud to say he was a country boy and engaged in country activities with boyhood friends. He was the only boy in his family with two older sisters, Norma and Norene. Norma passed away many years ago, but …

Our dad, Arlen L. “Ted” Hansen, was born on September 10, 1930, to Clarence Edmund and Gladys Roe Hansen, the second of three children.

The Children of Helmut Albert Koch are happy to announce the 80th birthday of their father.

He enjoyed a boyhood of fishing along the Santiam River in Oregon, sleeping outdoors under the starlit sky, and eating from the wild blackberry bushes growing abundantly along river banks, wooded paths, and sidewalk streets. Kenneth Edward Ray, born August 23, 1930, in Lebanon, Oregon, son o…

Maurine Turner Burt has reached an age that is remarkable by any standard, and her children and in-laws and grandchildren want to celebrate her wonderful personality and life in a public way. We love her and enjoy her, and each Burt child is always happy to say “That’s my Mom!” Maurine and L…

Don W. Bailey, was born on the family farm east of Wellsville during the Great Depression. He will celebrate his ninetieth birthday on August 20, 2020.

It is with great love and appreciation that we happily announce the 80th birthday of Ruth Blanchard McMurdie, born August 16, 1940, here in Logan, Utah. Ruth grew up locally in Smithfield, graduating from Smithfield High School and eventually Utah State University. She pursued a teaching car…

Nedra McBride Pitcher was born August 4, 1940, to Wells & Pauline McBride of Hyrum, UT. When she was 6 months old, her parents moved out to The Browning Ranch, where her father worked with the cowboys and her mother cooked and did the wash for them. They lived there in a sheep camp until…

The family of Martha S. Hansen is excited to celebrate her 100th birthday on Aug. 3, 2020. We will have a drive-by celebration on Aug. 2, 2020, at Legacy House of Logan, 330 East 1400 North from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. All well-wishers must stay in their cars, but we will have a box for cards and…

The family of Roma Thomson Freeman are excited to announce the 90th birthday of their mother and grandmother on August 8. Roma was born to Zeruah and J LaVille Thomson in Richmond, Utah. She was raised in a loving home with her 3 sisters — Artella, Marilyn, and Elouise, who have all passed o…

The family of Deanne Heslop Hendry is excited to announce and celebrate her 80th birthday.

Geneil DeRyke Leishman made her entrance into this world on 12 July, 1940. Her parents are Frank & Nellie Leishman of Wellsville. She is the middle child of seven and loves her family. She was raised in Wellsville and helped work on the farm and in the home.

Sarah Averill Westgard Karren turns 80! Sally was born On July 15, 1940, right at midnight in Billings, MT, to Blake and Martha Westgard. She has an older brother, Jim, and younger twin sisters, Joyce and Jeanne.

So many of our mother’s friends preface remarks about her 90th birthday by saying she has been remarkably active: a golfer, a bowler, a water skier, swimmer and softball player.

Our mom, Carolyn Kent Robinson was born on June 9, 1940, and will be celebrating her 80th birthday. She was born in Cornish, Utah, and has lived there all her life. As a teenager, mom loved playing softball. She was a fast pitch pitcher on a commercial softball team for many years. We still …

Happy 100th Birthday, Mother Dear! Rowene Archibald Thomas was born May 29, 1920, in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. Mom grew up in Dayton, Idaho. She loved riding horses and being outside! Mom is the last one remaining of her siblings. She married Eugene February 23, 1942, in Dayton. They were sea…

Fittingly, Maurine Neilson Allen, our mother, came into the world in the month of sunshine and flowers on May 30, 1930. From the beginning she has brought light and beauty to the world, wherever she goes — and she has been around the world!

We’re so grateful and excited to celebrate, and wish our mom, Bonnie Young, a happy 90th birthday on June 7th! Ninety years young, beautiful inside and out, still having fun, and going strong!

Patricia Blau is turning 80! She was born on May 3rd, 1940, in Abbeville, South Carolina. Pat was the seventh of eight children born to Samuel David Smith and Robert Edith Steele Smith. Her childhood was filled with a mix of “Tom-Sawyer-Like” adventures and notorious stories about her brothe…

Janeé Elizabeth Smith and her twin, Joan Eliza, were born on April 29, 1930, to Percy and Gladys Smith. Though small enough to sleep in a shoebox, they thrived and grew up in a loving home in west Logan with their siblings Valarie, Sidney, and Susan. Janeé graduated from Logan High School in…

Joan Humpherys from River Heights celebrates her 90th birthday on April 29th. She is the wife of Boyd Humpherys. What an accomplishment to see so much of life and to do it with such excitement. She shares this special day with her twin sister Janee, born to Percy and Gladys Smith in Logan, U…

Linda Irene Roghaar Clark was born on April 20, 1940, in Ogden Utah. She and her older sister, Rosalyn, are the daughters of Andrew P. Roghaar and Irene West. Linda attended Ogden City Schools and graduated with honors from Ogden High School in 1958. She attended Weber College for two years,…

Lynn Coleman and Linda Hawks Coleman will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 24, 2020. They met while Lynn was attending school in Ogden, and Linda was working at the local A&W as a carhop. Shortly after they were married in the Logan temple, Lynn joined the army and …

Carol B. Eames will be celebrating her 80th birthday on April 7. She was born in 1940 to Elsa Atkinson and Orlando Balls. She is the baby of the family with three older siblings, Cecil (Mary) Balls, Gloria (Charles) Whipple, and Ruth (Jesse) Malmberg. She grew up in Hyde Park, Utah, and atte…

Ruth Pendleton will be celebrating her 80th birthday the end of March. Ruth was born in Logan, Utah, the daughter of Willy and Martha Shcmidt, German emigrants. Ruth was the third child and only daughter. Her brothers are, Herbert (deceased) Reuben (deceased) and Grant (Susan). Ruth attended…

Ruth Cartee was born in Anaheim, California, on March 3, 1940. She is the ninth of eleven children. Her family moved around California and eventually set down roots in Twin Falls, Idaho. She graduated from Twin Falls High School in the spring of 1957. Little did she know she would meet the l…

Don Leffelbein, currently living in Cove, Utah, with his daughter and son-in-law, David and Lois Turner, turned 100 years old February 9, 2020. He is having an Open House on February 16, 2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 581 N. 700 East, Logan, Utah, from 2-4 p.m. The entrance to the buildin…

Glen R. Hansen will celebrate his 100th birthday February 13, 2020. He was born in Logan, Utah, to Moroni and Nora Hansen in their home @ 648 North Main Street. Glen grew up in Logan, attended Logan schools and graduated from Logan High School in 1938. As a young boy he worked hard at any jo…

Charles Roland Howard was born on January 15, 1935, in Kuna, Idaho. He was the fourth of ten children born to Ralph and Mamie Howard. He grew up in Meridian, Idaho, and the surrounding area. He met Collette Eberhard while attending Ricks College. After he served a mission in the Western Stat…

VerNon Petersen will celebrate his 100th Birthday on January 7, 2020! Dad has lived a happy, healthy life. He was number 5 of 9 children and raised in Newton, Utah. His memories of a great childhood, living and working on a farm have always been close to his heart. In 1934, at the age of 14,…

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