Fenno Schade of Huntsville will celebrate his 90th birthday. Family and friends may attend an open house in his honor from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Lorin Farr Stake Center, 480 7th St., Ogden. No gifts.
He was born Jan. 14, 1923, in Huntsville to Adam W. and Lily Schade in a two-story log cabin early in the morning. He had two brothers and two sisters.
He married his sweetheart Marian Stevens on June 20, 1945, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple. She died in 2009 after more than 64 years of marriage.
He grew up in the Ogden Valley and moved to Ogden in 1942.
He worked at Defense Depot Ogden for more than a year and later at Ed Jensen's Service Station.
He served in the Northern States LDS Mission from March 1946 to 1948. He came home and worked in a few places. In February 1949, he began work for Cream 'O Weber as a salesman in retail. He retired in 1985 after 36 years.
He says that his life has been wonderful -- "Busy all my life with church assignments and still am."
His children are Jolene Romo (deceased) and Paul F. Schade. He has four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.