Christiansen to observe 90th birthday years ago

Muriel Christiansen of Durham will be honored at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, Durham, in celebration of her 90th birthday.

She was born Nov. 20, 1917, at Norcatur. She married H. Irvin Christiansen May 25, 1940, at Durham, and has lived there 68 years.

The couple has five children, H. Robert Christiansen of Washington, D.C., Mona and Don Herbers of Leoti, Gordon and Pat Christiansen of Durham, Dale and Renee Christiansen of McPherson, and Jan Skiles of Hillsboro; 13 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to her at 3045 Chisholm Trail Rd., Durham 67438.