Vernon Means of Marcus, Iowa, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an family dinner on Nov. 11.

Cards may be sent to 206 S. Walnut St., P.O. Box 305, Marcus, IA 51035.

His children include Dave Means (deceased) of Marcus, Denny Means of Marcus, Duane (Judy) Means of Marcus, and Deb (Mike) Heath of Sioux City. He has nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Vernon was born on Nov. 13, 1927. He was married to the former Gladys Geringer on Oct. 1, 1949, in Sioux City. Vernon worked in plumbing and heating for Marcus Lumber Company for 35 years.