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Ruth Peterson to celebrate 90th birthday

Staff reports

The family of Ruth A. Peterson, rural New Windsor, request famliy and friends to help celebrate Ruth's 90th birthday.

An open house birthday celebration will be Sunday, April 5, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Dr. Brian Anseeuw's The Big Red Barn, 1116 330th St., north of New Windsor. Follow signs to the party. Please no gifts, just good memories.

Ruth A. Montgomery Peterson was born Feb. 6, 1919, north of Appelton, Knox County. The family moved to rural Viola in the late 1940s. Ruth married LeeVern Peterson June 9, 1951. They lived and farmed northwest of New Windsor. They had five children; Harry, Wendell, Duane, AnnaBelle and Juanita. LeeVern died August 1964. Ruth went on to raise her five children on the family farm.