Eugene Ross, Haviland, celebrated his 90th birthday with family on Dec. 15 at the Friends Youth Room.

He was born Dec. 16, 1923, to Frank and Cleo Ross of Haviland. On Nov. 6, 1949, he married Alta Johnson, twin of Alda Johnson and daughters of Pat and Pearl Johnson of Wellsford. Alda married Everett Clarkson and they live in Newberg, Ore.

Alta's 85th birthday will be Jan. 17, 2014, and their 65th wedding anniversary will be Nov. 6, 2014.

Their children are Connie Ross, an elementary music teacher in Dodge City, Gary and his wife Jo and Delbert Ross, Haviland. Gary and Delbert farmed with Eugene.

Eugene and Alta have two grandchildren, Michelle and her husband Jeff Zook, Great Bend, and Travis and wife Amanda, Haviland.

They have three great-grandchildren, Caleb and Joshua Zook and Rolland Ross, Haviland.