Mary V. Peterson, McPherson, will celebrate her 85th birthday with a come-and-go reception after church services from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 23 in Trinity Hall of Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 N. Elm St., McPherson.
Mary was born Dec. 23, 1927, in McPherson, to Oscar C. and Anna E. Peterson. She married Linn Peterson on June 3, 1950. He passed away In 2010.
Her children are Marilyn and Stan Patterson, Salina, Truce and Kim Peterson, McPherson; and four grandchildren, Judd Patterson, Miami, Fla., Jessie Patterson, Denver, Colo., Lindsey Peterson, Overland Park, and Taryn Peterson, McPherson.
They invite the public to attend this celebration. The honoree requests no gifts please. Attendance will be enough. If unable to attend, greetings may be mailed to her at 540 E. Hill St., McPherson, KS 67460.