Paul Haist, Mentone, will celebrate his 90th birthday Aug. 24. He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Reed City, Mich.
He graduated from Hersey High School and then attended Michigan State College. He farmed in Michigan until moving with his wife, Eva Mae, sons, Herb and Randy, and daughter Jacalyn to Mentone.
In Mentone he operated Agri-Center feed and grain elevator and farmed. He has been active in  real estate, auctioneering, Lions, United Methodist Church, 4-H, Franklin advisory board and grandfathering Meredith.  
He invites his friends to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Mentone United Methodist Church, and requests no gifts.