Carl L. Kasey of McPherson will celebrate his 90th birthday with a come-and-go reception from 2 to 4 p.m., Nov. 25 at the First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Kansas Ave., McPherson. Carl was born on Nov. 28, 1922. He was raised on a farm southwest of McPherson and attended the McPherson schools, graduating from McPherson High School in 1940, McPherson College in 1947 and Emporia State Teachers College in 1964. He served three years in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. His major occupation was as a teacher at McPherson Junior High School. Carl married Betty Bedell in 1949, and they enjoyed 51 years together until her death in 2000. They were blessed with a daughter and a son; Karen (John) of Hesston and Dennis (Cindy) of Ellsworth. He has two grandsons and five great-grandchildren. Since retiring in 1985, he shared his time and efforts with Churches United in Ministry, Save ‘N’ Share store, America Legion, Kiwanis and his church. Cards may be sent to 1114 Glendale Road, McPherson, KS 67460.