Harold G. Brown, of Ionia, will celebrate his 95th birthday with his family.
He was born March 23, 1918, in Iowa City, Iowa. On Sept. 28, 1940, in Parnell, Iowa, he was married to Alice Potter. They were married for 71 years until she died in February 2012.
In 1949, they moved to rural Ionia, where he still resides. He has always been a farmer and enjoys the outdoors, raising a garden and working in his shop.
He has four children, Beverly Hoard and Larry H. Brown, both of Sedalia, Lynn Brown, of Calhoun, and Danny Brown, of Windsor; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to him at 19295 Highway 52, Ionia, MO 65335.