Henry “Milford” Ediger of rural Newton will celebrate his 80th birthday with family and friends.


Henry “Milford” Ediger of rural Newton will celebrate his 80th birthday with family and friends.

He was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Newton to Henry Jacob and Lena Voth Ediger. He married Donna Kluge on Feb. 25, 1951, in Newton. She passed away Dec. 19, 2006. He retired from farming and enjoys spending time gardening and working in his shop.

His children are Rebecca Ediger of Wichita; Russ Ediger of Overland Park; and Melinda Lang and husband Steve of Hutchinson. He has two grandchildren, Abby Reed and husband Mark of Pensacola, Fla., and Craig Lang and wife Heather of Burrton; and three great-grandchildren, Wallace and Lillian Lang, and Nathan Reed.

The honoree requests no gifts, but cards may be sent to him at 18097 N.W. 170th St., Newton, KS 67114.