Eileen M. Hyett will celebrate 90th birthday

Staff reports

Eileen M. "Babe" Hyett will celebrate her 90th birthday with a family dinner April 12 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Carol and Dave Close.

One of 11 children, Eileen was born on April 10, 1919 to Valentine and Martha Parchert Vetter. She married L. Rex Hyett (now deceased) on July 2, 1938 and has two children, Carol (Dave) Close and Lane Hyett,  both of the Aledo area. Also living in the area are her grandchildren Gayle (Joe) Reid, Greg (Brenda) Close, Lisa (Jeremy) Finch, and nine great-grandchildren. One grandson Lance Hyett is deceased.

In her earlier years Eileen and her husband ran several businesses, one of which was the Phillips Café in Aledo. She now keeps busy with church activities at the Aledo United Methodist Church, YMCA exercise classes, playing cards with several card clubs, attending her great grandchildren's school and sporting events and spreading good deeds among friends and family.

Those wishing to send birthday wishes to Eileen may address cards to P.O. Box 263, Aledo, IL.