Hitchins to celebrate 95th birthday


MENDOTA - Myrtle Hitchins of Peru, formerly of rural Mendota, will be celebrating her 95th birthday on Friday, July 30. Myrtle Harriett Setchell was born July 30, 1926 in Mendota to her parents, Clifford and Ethel Setchell.

Myrtle married Joseph Wayne Hitchins of Mendota on April 2, 1949. They raised four children, Nancy Luke of Hoopeston; Stanley (Leslie) Hitchins of Bloomington; Joseph (Debbie) Hitchins of Eureka; and Gary (Cathy) Hitchins of Peru. Myrtle has 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Please share a birthday wish with Myrtle as her family celebrates her 95th birthday with a card shower. Her mailing address is: Myrtle Hitchins, Liberty Estates, 1107 31st St., Apt. 235, Peru, IL 61354-3818.