Raymond Mayers, Osborne, will celebrate his 100th birthday Aug. 23 with a public reception from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 108 West Main, Osborne.
He was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Clifton to John and Maudie (Foster) Mayers. He moved to a farm outside Osborne with his family at the age 9 and graduated from Osborne High School in 1935.
In 1949, he married Laurine Krier of Tipton, and they raised six children on the farm before her death.
His children and spouses are Cynthia Kendig and husband, Larry, Darlene Hadley and husband, Craig, Shirley Thompson and husband, Kent, all of Osborne, Deanna Smith and husband, Rick, and Stan Mayers and wife, Pam, all of Hays and Lisa Spears and husband, Doyle, Osborne. He has 19 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. The family will have a weekend celebration of this milestone birthday.
Cards can be sent to him at 1217 S 70th Ave, Osborne, KS 67473.