The family of Jo Walker of Canton would like to invite friends and family to celebrate her 80th birthday. An open house will be held Sunday at the Canton Fire Department. 

Jo Janssen was born in Ellsworth on Sept. 13, 1936 to Hershel and Marian Janssen of Lorraine. She graduated from Lorraine High School.  

Jo married Duane Walker of Brookville on April 10, 1954 in Lyons.

They have four children: Tim (Kris), Kathy (Alan) Prieb, Cindy Monts, and Dennis Walker. They have five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. 

Jo and Duane own Tee Jay Quarter Horses of Canton.