Former area resident Betty Sniffin will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 16.
Betty (Brockmeyer) Sniffin grew up in Oelwein and married Tom Sniffin in 1942. They raised their family in Wadena and in 1978 moved to Lander, Wyo. Upon retirement, the couple relocated to Lafayette, Colo. Tom died in 2000 at the age of 81.
The couple’s children include Tom Jr., (Olivia) of Columbia, S.C., Bill (Nancy) of Lander, Wyo., John of Wadena, Pat (Mary Jo) of Broomfield, Colo., Susan (Dan) Kinneman of Riverton, Wyo., Jim (Laura) of Cedar Falls, Mary Beth (Steven) Smith of Dundee, Dan of Des Moines, Jerry (Tiena) of San Diego, Calif., Ron (Tamara) of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Don (Kathy) of Longmont, Colo.
Betty will celebrate her birthday on Easter weekend with all 11 children, along with spouses and grandchildren, in Colorado.
She would also enjoy hearing from friends and relatives. Greetings may be sent to her at 802 Robin Cove, Lafayette, CO 80026.