The family of Joan Messersmith of Hayes Center, Nebraska, is requesting a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday Thursday, Sept. 24. She was born in Wellfleet, Nebraska. Her family includes children, Deloit Messersmith of Hayes Center, Steve and wife, Beth of Curtis, Nebraska, Randy of Wellfleet and his late wife, Jan, Kathy and husband, Rich of Loveland, Colorado, Kenny and wife, Sue of Hayes Center, Mike and wife, Peggy of Hayes Center, Starla and husband, Chip of Hayes Center, TeAnn and husband, Michael of Pinedale, Wyoming; 22 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulations will reach her at P.O. Box 335, Hayes Center, NE 69032.