Kathryn Briggs' 90th birthday to be observed

Staff reports

Kathryn Briggs, New Boston, will observe her 90th birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Kathryn King was born Oct. 14, 1919, in New Boston. She married Eli Briggs on Sept. 18, 1945. He died in 1983.

Kathryn was employed for 16 years as a clerk at Curtis Grocery. She later helped her husband with farming and corn shelling business.

Kathryn is a member of the United Methodist Church.

Cards are welcome and can be sent to her home at 550-65th Ave., New Boston 61272 or to Mercer County Nursing Home, 309 N.W. 9th Ave., Aledo, IL 61231.