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Commentary: A 90th birthday is a day to celebrate a lot of living

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Today is my mother Ruth’s 90th birthday. We are happy to see her celebrate this milestone.

It was on a cold December night in 1923 that her mother Grace gave birth to this fourth child, with her grandma Susie serving as midwife and aunt Gladys assisting.


Ruth has lived a challenging, interesting and inspiring life.

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Kelly Boldan
Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:
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