Gerald Dilley of Pana will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open reception on July 21 at the Tower Hill Free Methodist Church from 2-4 p.m. Friends and family are invited.
Mr. Dilley was born July 28, 1933, in rural Tower Hill, Shelby County. He married Lola Ditzler on June 20, 1952. He is retired from Caterpillar in Decatur.
He is the father of Deborah (Lloyd) Carroll of Tower Hill, Sandra (Tom) Bennett of Beecher City, Dee Dee (Steven) Spannagel of Shelbyville, and Connie (Dale) Trelz of Pana. He has nine grandchildren. One is deceased.
Cards may be sent to him at 610 E. 6th Street, Pana IL 62557.