LaVerne (Hughes) Madock recently celebrated her 80th Birthday on Labor Day weekend. She was born Sept. 7, 1933, the heart of the Great Depression, to parents Gus and Emma (Schneider) Berreth) in Scotland, S.D. Celebrating with her were her seven living children and their families. (Front row l-r:) Linda Hughes, Hawarden; Karen Longhorn, Hawarden; birthday gal LaVerne (Hughes) Madock, Hawarden; Georgia Opsahl, Addison, Ill.; Carol Sue Hegarty, Lonetree, Colo.; (Back Row l-r:) Charlie Hughes, Akron; Denny Hughes, Highlands Ranch, Colo.; and Jeff Hughes, Estherville. LaVerne’s eighth child, daughter Penny (Hughes-Barnum) Myers is deceased.