Paul R. Jones of Emmetsburg will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday, Aug. 27.
His family includes wife, Jeanne; and children Danna and Al Nall of Casa Grande, AZ, Paul C. Jones of Iowa City, and Pat and Ron Kelly of Ottumwa. Daughter, Robin, deceased in 1969. He has nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Paul served with pride in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. Returning, he worked for the State of Iowa in the Emmetsburg Liquor Store for 38 years, retiring as manager in 1986.
He married Jeanne Behrendsen on Sept. 11, 1950, at Sacred Heart Church in Ruthven.
The couple lives at 404 State Street in Emmetsburg.