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Moennich celebrates 90th birthday

Gertrude Moennich of Hope will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday.

Moennich was born in Marion County to John and Christena (Jirak) Bezdek on May 14, 1923. She married Walter Moennich May 25, 1946 in Lincolnville.

They lived on a farm near Elmo until moving to Hope in 1968. Walter and Gertrude were married for 59 years until Walter’s death in Feb. 2006.

Gertrude’s children are Dennis (Helen) Moennich of McPherson and Cheryl (Roger) Thull of Salina.

Grandchildren are Yawna Smith, Blue Rapids; Wendi Longo, Frederick, Md.; Dustin Moennich, Valley Center; Jarrod Thull and Justin Thull, Wichita. Great-grandchildren are Zachary and Jacob Smith, and Grace Longo.

Send cards to 219 S. Main St., Hope KS 67451.

Last modified May 9, 2013