Robert Barger of Ogden celebrated his 98th birthday with a family dinner and party.
He was born on Nov. 3, 1915, in Golconda, Ill. He served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 25 years of service. He was later employed at Hill Air Force Base, retiring in 1974.
He was married to Marie Thompson on June 5, 1943, in Roswell, N.M. She died on April 22, 2010.
He enjoys watching all Chicago sports on television, golf and the Utah Jazz. He also enjoys reading and visiting with family and friends.
His daughters and their spouses are Denny and Barbara Falk, Ogden; Nancy and Joe Crosson, Roy; and Roberta Smith, Yuma, Ariz. He has six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.