Marlene Reiter will celebrate her 80th birthday with a family gathering.

She was born June 22, 1933, to Fred and Hilda Meier. She married Robert Reiter on February 5, 1951, in Cedar Falls; Robert passed away in July 1994.

Mrs. Reiter is a retired day care provider.

Her children include: Steve and Sue Reiter of Waterloo; John and Joleen Robb of La Porte City; Denise and Tom Berns of Waterloo; Robert Jr. and Joanna Reiter of Jesup; and Bill and Angie VanWey of Elk Run Heights. A son, Randy is deceased.

She has one brother, Don (Mary) Meier of Cedar Falls, 17 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.