Janet Pewe to mark 80th birthday with open house


Janet Pewe will celebrate her 80th birthday on April 7 from 1-4 p.m. at the Eldridge Community Center. Food will be provided.

Janet was born Feb. 9, 1939, in Dixon to Clarence and Nellie Richlen.

She has five children: Krista Carter, Jill (Jerrie) Griggs, Grant (Gina) Pewe, Jay (Mary) Pewe, and Darci (Rob) Haigh; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She retired from the Rock Island Arsenal in 2001.