Ruth Boyken was born on March 3, 1938, and will be celebrating her 80th birthday this year! Friends and family are invited to attend an open house in her honor. The open house will be held Saturday, March 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bancroft Senior Center, located at 118 Ramsey St. East in Bancroft. She is requesting no gifts, just wonderful company. If unable to attend, cards and well wishes will reach her at 223 Ripley St. NW, Titonka, IA 50480.