Sylvia Thompson residents observe April birthdays

March 29, 2013

Cards may be sent to the following people in care of Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, 3333 W. 10th St., Sedalia, MO 65301.

Essie Rearick will observe her 102nd birthday on Thursday.

She was born April 4, 1911, in Linn County. She was married to Stuart Rearick, who died earlier.

She enjoys quilting and gardening. She was a restaurant cook and worked for Dean Wade in Knob Noster.

John Morrison will observe his 74th birthday on Thursday.

He was born April 4, 1939, in Fortuna. He is married to Alice Morrison, who lives in Sedalia.

He was a factory worker at Waterloo. He enjoys family gatherings, traveling, fishing, woodworking, hunting and making antique fish lures. He has also been active with Boy Scouts.

He has four children, Rick Morrison, Gail Walker and John Morrison, all of Sedalia, and Stacey Lindsey, of Columbia; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Dorothy Pittman will observe her 84th birthday on Friday.

She was born April 5, 1929, in Missouri. She was married to Bill Pittman, who died earlier.

She was a secretary for an insurance company. She enjoys traveling, doing embroidery, reading, doing puzzles and word searches and playing bingo. She is a member of St. Patrick Church.

She has a son, James Pittman, of Sedalia; and a grandson.

Elizabeth Jaegers will observe her 82nd birthday on April 9.

She was born April 9, 1931, in Lebanon. She was married to Hank Duchone, who died earlier.

She was a nurse and a teacher. She enjoys knitting, playing bingo and cards and arranging flowers. She was a member of a flower club.

She has a son, Jacques Duchone, of Sedalia; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Emma Brockschmidt will observe her 95th birthday on April 10.

She was born April 10, 1918, in Ionia. She was married to Albert Brockschmidt, who died earlier.

She worked at Lamy Manufacturing for 28 years. She enjoys sewing and gardening.

Wanda Flippin will observe her 75th birthday on April 20.

She was born April 20, 1938, in Beaman. She is married to Floyd Flippin Jr., who also lives at the center.

She worked at Town and Country Shoes and was a housekeeper at Bothwell Hospital for 13 years. She enjoys going to the Lyceum Theatre in Arrow Rock to see plays and gambling in Las Vegas.

She has two children, Julie England, of Moscow Mills, and Floyd Flippin Jr., of Independence; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Irvin Keller will observe his 94th birthday on April 30.

He was born April 30, 1919, in North Dakota. He was married to Lucille Keller, who died earlier.

He was a foreman at Reserve Mining Co. in Minnesota. He worked in a department store and ran a campground. He enjoys camping, boating, hunting and fishing.

He has five children, Judy Duncan, of Sedalia, Eugene Keller and Lou Ann Elam, both of Minnesota, Duane Keller, of Las Vegas, and David Keller, of Wyoming; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.