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.