An open house to celebrate the 95th birthday of Lorene Brown will be held on Sunday.
The open house will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 3 in the banquet room at Los Amigos Restaurant on Veterans Avenue in Vandalia. The family requests no gifts, just the presence of friends and family members.
Brown was born on Nov. 4, 1918, the daughter of Clarence and Lydia Hoffman. She married Lloyd L. Brown on Dec. 20, 1939; he died on Aug. 13, 1987.
The Browns made their home and reared their two daughters on their farm in rural Vandalia. Lorene worked at Princess Peggy and the Drapery Factory.
Lorene continues to reside in the family home, and remains active in several organizations and with her family.
For those who wish to send cards, her address is: 229 E. 1400 Ave., Box 372, Mulberry Grove, Ill. 62262.