George Braden to celebrate 90th birthday Aug. 30


George W. Braden Sr. of Davenport, formerly of Eldridge, will celebrate his 90th birthday Aug. 30 with a small family gathering. Birthday cards are welcome to help George celebrate his birthday and may be sent to him at Silvercrest Garner Retirement Community, 1545 W. 53rd St., #205, Davenport, IA 52806.

George Braden was born Aug. 30, 1930, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rock Island. He and his wife Lois were married Jan. 29, 1955, in Davenport.

He is a retired self-employed farmer.

He is a longtime member of Faith Lutheran Church. George and his wife Lois volunteered at Genesis Medical Center for many years. They were members of several card clubs. George was a member of Farm Service and Farm Bureau, and a board member of the National Resource Conservation Service.

He is the father of Cindy (Ken) Langtimm of Bettendorf, Bob (Mary Anne) Braden of Eldridge, Deb (Pat) Maloney of DeWitt, George (Sondra) Braden of Bettendorf, and Connie (Rich) Coy of Eldridge.

His grandchildren are Tony (Catia) Langtimm, Emily (Chris) Caldwell, Scott (Christine) Braden, Jenni (Brooks) Newton, Michael Braden, Jessica (Tommy) Clifford, Kyle (Renee) Burke, Joshua (Erin) Braden, Caitlin (Manny) Cummings, Liz Nolte, Jordan Bales, Abigail Coy, and Braden Coy. George and Lois have 11 great-grandchildren.