Isabel McKown, Liberal, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. at St. Anthony’s Church in the school on Tuesday, April 7th. 


Isabel McKown, Liberal, will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. at St. Anthony’s Church in the school on Tuesday, April 7th.  
She was born April 7, 1919 and raised in Litchfield, Ill. During World War II, she met a cute sailor at the roller rink in Chicago and married Lee McKown June 26, 1943. After the war she returned to Lee’s hometown of Pratt and made it her own. She spent over 25 years as the bookkeeper at Jetts Department Store in Pratt.  
Lee and Isabel moved to Liberal in 1999. She is an active member of St. Anthony’s Church. She loves to read and crochet.  
Her children are Joseph McKown, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Marjorie Shaw, Liberal. She has four grandchildren and six great -grandchildren.
She now lives with her daughter and son-in-law, James Shaw. Cards may be sent to 220 Wildflower Ln., Liberal, KS 67901