The family of Otis Ruppert of rural McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday on Monday, March 25, 2019. He was born in 1939 on the Ruppert homestead north of McCook. His family includes his late wife, Bonnie; children, Kimberly and husband, Brent Olofson of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Julie and husband, Ted Golden of North Platte, Neb.; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulations will reach him at 73603 Road 381, McCook, NE 69001.