Ruth Carlson, of Bend, celebrated her 100th birthday with a reception Sept. 20 at the Klahani Home for Ladies and Gentlemen in Bend.
Mrs. Carlson was born Sept. 20, 1912, in Meade, Neb. She married Arvid Carlson, who died in 1988. She has two children, Ted (and Sally), of Hales Corners, Wis., and Betty Carlson McKee (and Michael), of Bend; and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Carlson was a homemaker and enjoys photography, scrapbooking and quilting. She also loves cats and in the past has supported animal societies.
She has lived in Central Oregon for 28 years.