Ruth Ann Gooden will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in Windridge Retirement Community West Lounge at 5311 Hyacinth Drive, Cedar Falls.
She was born March 7, 1929 in Reinbeck to Ray and Lucile Weiss. She was married to Wilmer Bern and Sam Gooden, both deceased.
Hosting the event will be her sons, Dave and Kaylene Bern and Mike Bern of Dike, Dan and Tammy Bern of Cedar Falls, Ken Bern of Waterloo and daughter, Kathy Bern of Seattle, WA.
She has one stepson Bill and Linda Gooden, eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
No invitations are being sent and no gifts are requested. Card may be sent to 5311 Hyacinth Dr., #58, Cedar Falls, IA. 50613.