The children of George and Ruth Cooper will play host to an anniversary celebration for their parents from 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday at The Myers Hotel in Tonganoxie.
The celebration will honor George’s 90th birthday, as well as Ruth’s 88th birthday. The couple also is celebrating its 68th anniversary.
Ruth Jean O’Dell married George Cooper on April 4, 1942.
George is retired from Puritan Bennett where he served as vice president and manager of gas products manufacturing. He is a World War II veteran, U.S. Air Force colonel and pilot in the Air Force Reserves.
Ruth is a master homemaker.
Their children are Priscilla Bailey, Georgeanne Cooper, Merrilee Cooper, Cathy Cooper, Laurie Putthoff and Kevin Cooper.
The couple has 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Cake and drinks will be offered at the open house reception. Cards are welcome.