Ficken to observe 80th birthday

October 9, 2010

William Ficken, of Sedalia, will celebrate his 80th birthday with a card shower.

He was born Oct. 11, 1930. He is married to Thelma Ficken.

He retired from Pittsburgh Corning. He is a farmer.

He has three children, Mark Ficken, of Blue Springs, Billy Ficken and Debbie Brown, both of Sedalia; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.