DELPHOS — Eileen M. Joseph celebrated her 97th birthday with a family dinner.
Joseph was born Sept. 8, 1925, in Delphos to August and Edith Ebbeskotte. On Jan. 31, 1945, she married Paul E. Klaus, who is deceased. On Oct. 30, 1987, she married Donald C. Joseph, who is also deceased.
Eileen has two children, Gene Klaus, of Miamisburg and Jacki (Tom) Grothous, of Delphos. She has five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Joseph retired from R.G. Dunn Cigar Co. in Lima. Her greatest joys are her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos.