The Ottumwa Courier

June 25, 2014


Ottumwa Courier

---- — BIRMINGHAM — Mr. and Mrs. Howard Skaggs will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. July 6 at the Birmingham City Park Shelter. Bring lawn chairs to stay and visit with the couple.

Irma Nelson and Howard Skaggs were married July 4, 1944.

He is retired from Rockwell Standard and farming.

She is an Avon Lady.

The couple has four children, Linda Davidson of Birmingham, Marsha McDonald of Norwalk, Janet Manning of West Des Moines and Randy Skaggs of Danville, Illinois. They also have 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

The couple requests no gifts, please, but cards are welcome and may be mailed to 10492 Jasmine Ave., Birmingham, Iowa 52535.