---- — EDDYVILLE — Ward Ransford of Eddyville will be celebrating his 80th birthday with an open house from 1-4 p.m. March 29 at the Walter B. Schafer VFW Post 775, 702 W. Main St., Ottumwa.
He was born March 31, 1934.
He is retired from Grom Standard Forwarding.
He has three sons, Tony of Eddyville, Bryan of Oklahoma and Monty of Kirkville. He also has five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 202, Eddyville, Iowa 52553-0202.