Willard Balfour and Ruth Clark were married March 6, 1937, in the Luthern Parsonage in Mapleton, Minn. by the Rev. A W Scharfe.
They lived on the Balfour Century farm until moving to Carrington Place Apt. 17 two years ago.
They are the parents of four children, Clark, New Cambria, Mo, Wilma (John) Marshall, Casper, Wy, and twins, Virginia (Mark) Renaw and her brother, William Jay. William was killed in the Vietnam War while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Ruth and Willard Balfour
They have seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
A small get-together of family and a few friends is planned for March 4.