Tschirhart celebrated 85th birthday

Amarylis Tschirhart was honored with an 85th birthday celebration recently. The party was attended by more than 100 friends and family. Tschirhart has been a member of First English Lutheran Church for 66 years and served as church secretary. She was the 1946 salutatorian at Patti Welder High School. Her interests include genealogy, volunteering, homemaking, entertaining and decorating for organizations and special events. A special treat she looks forward to every day is reading the Victoria Advocate. Hosts were her daughters and their husbands Eileen and Gene Niswander, Beverly and Steve Lange, Julie and Keith Martin and special friends Herb Hanselman and Patricia Williams.