Mardele Engleking, of Grant Park, will be celebrating his 90th birthday with a family gathering July 24. He was born July 23, 1931.
He has been married to his wife, Ione, for 67 years. They have two children: Pam (Steve) Lawrence, of Grant Park; and Greg (Lynn) Engleking, of Manteno. They also have seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mardele is a retired rural mail carrier in Grant Park.