Carol Gruhn, of Clinton, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a family dinner.
Carol was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Clinton, to Peter and Frances Ketelsen.
She married Darryl Gruhn Dec. 2, 1962, in Clinton.
Carol is retired.
Her children are Dean (Tammy) Gruhn, of DeWitt; and Cheri (Ryan Walker) Gruhn, of Maquoketa.
Grandchildren are Melissa and Matt DeLarm, Travis and Chelsea Gruhn, Megan Zimmerman, Dustin (Bre Meyers) Gruhn, Bridget and Brian Ainley and Amber Toepfer.
Carol has eight great-grandchildren.