Ruth (Shetley) Anderson will celebrate her 90th birthday Aug. 1. She was born in Illmo (now Scott City), Mo., on Aug. 1, 1926, to Frank and Esther Shetley. The family moved to Olathe in 1939 and Ruth graduated from Olathe High School in 1944.
She married Horace Anderson on Dec. 30, 1945. He is deceased.
They had three children, Joyce, Gary (deceased) and Debra. Mrs. Anderson has two granddaughters, Elissa (Josh) Nye and Julia (Dan) Donohoue, all of Rifle; and four great-grandsons, Beau and Wiley Nye and Rylan and Nolan Donohoue.