Everett Meier of Le Mars, Iowa, will celebrate his 85th birthday with a family dinner.
Cards may be sent to 1750 Fourth Ave. SE, Le Mars, IA 51031.
His children are Blaine (Brenda) of Yankton, South Dakota, Laurie (Robert) Balestrini of Indian Wells, California, and Brian of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He has four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Everett was born on Oct. 15, 1933, in Oto, Iowa. He retired from the Sioux City Fire Department after 31 years of service in June 1995 as the assistant chief.