Friends and family are invited to an open house celebrating the 100th birthday of Carl Gustafson, lifelong resident of McPherson.  The event will be held at The Cedars Conference Center, 1021 Cedars Drive, from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 24.  Hosting the event will be Carl’s children -  son Steven (Gail), daughter Trudy Mills (Roger), and son, James.  The honoree requests no gifts.

Born on the family homestead to Anton and Rena Sallman Gustafson, Carl married Trula Steuber June 15, 1947.  They made their home in McPherson where they raised their family.  Carl is the proud grandfather of nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.