Montgomery -- 90th

MATTOON -- Laurence Montgomery of Mattoon will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house in his honor from 1-3 p.m. Dec. 30 at St. John Lutheran Church in Mattoon.

He was born Dec. 27, 1927, in Elbow, the son of Russell and Mabel Montgomery. He married Phyllis Nolte on March 14, 1948, in Mattoon.

They are the parents of Gary (Deb) Montgomery of Red Oak, Texas; Alan (Judy) Montgomery of Mattoon; Joy (Verne) Adkins of Mattoon; and Calvin Montgomery of Mattoon. They also have six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Mr. Montgomery is a retired farmer. He is a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Mattoon and enjoys collecting toy tractors.

Cards may be sent to him at 716 Lafayette Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938.