Freida Hollabaugh, of Sedalia, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a party at 2 p.m. today at Eldorado United Methodist Church in Green Ridge.
She was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Centralia, Okla. On Dec. 8, 1945, she was married to John B. Gordon Hollabaugh, who died in 2003.
She lived in Sioux Falls, S.D. She studied nursing and worked at several nursing homes in South Dakota.
When her husband retired in 1976, they moved back to Oklahoma. She was a nurse at Oklahoma State Hospital and at Home of Hope. After her husband died, she moved to Sedalia to near her granddaughter, Christine Bond, and her husband, Robert, grandson, Jeremy, and three great-grandchildren. She enjoys doing crafts and doing genealogy research on the computer.
Cards may be sent to her at 300 Brooking Park Ave., Apt. B-4, Sedalia, MO 65301.