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Published January 06 2013

Rudy Tuorila

Rudy Tuorila, Fargo, will celebrate his 90th birthday at an open house from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Edgewood Vista, 4440 37th Ave. S., Fargo. No gifts, please.

He was born Jan. 19, 1923, at the family farm in Blowers Township, Ottertail County, Minn., to Kalle (Charles) and Alina Tuorila. He was married to Ruby Straka Luke for 54 years and they lived in Calumet, Minn. After her death, he married Oriette Holmen Kickertz in 2003. They presently reside at Edgewood Vista in Fargo.

He has five children, Larry (Pat) Tuorila, Charleston, S.C.; John (Jill) Tuorila, Calumet; James (Diane) Tuorila, St. Cloud, Minn.; Becky (James) Stoll, Fernley, Nev.; Bonnie (Steve) Todee, Brenham, Texas; a stepson, Bob (Donna) Holmen, Kenosha, Wis.; a stepdaughter, Mary (Kim) Stokes, Horace, N.D.; nine grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.