Allen Carley, of Danforth, formerly of Watseka, will celebrate his 100th birthday June 2 at Prairieview Lutheran Home.
He has five children: Leon (Janet) Carley, of Beloit, Wis.; Russell, deceased (Verla) Carley, of Milford; Bonita Rajala, of Watseka; Virginia (Bob) Buhr, of Milford; and Kenton (Lisa) Carley, of Milford. He has 12 grandchildren (two deceased), 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Allen was born June 2, 1920, in Milford. He was married to Velma Scheiwe (now deceased) for 77 years. He retired from a lifetime of farming 30 years ago.
Because of the nursing home lockdown, the family is requesting cards be sent to Allen at Prairieview Lutheran Home, 403 N. Fourth St., Danforth, IL 60930.