Ruth (Sprinkle) Mettlen, McPherson, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Aug. 18. She was born in Salina, moved to Hutchinson, and attended Hutchinson schools. She graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1936 and from Hutch Juco in 1938.
She married Richard Mettlen on Dec. 25, 1938, and they moved to McPherson after World War II, where Dick owned a Traveler's Insurance Agency.
Her children include Rae Ann and Dave Leach of Sisters, Oregon; Margo Yates of Marion; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A card shower is requested. Please, no gifts.
Cards may be sent to Ruth at 101 N. Madison, McPherson KS 67460.