Former Elk River grocer George Dietz will celebrate his 90th birthday on February 2.
Dietz ran Georges Super Valu for more than 30 years, bringing Elk River its first major supermarket.
He was very active in the community while living in Elk River. He and Don McRae were responsible for establishing the Elk River Lions Club.
Dietz was also very active in the Elk River Chamber of Commerce and St. Andrews Catholic Church.
No gifts please, but cards may be sent to: George Dietz, 1011 Feltl Court, Apt. 505, Hopkins, MN 55343.
George is the father of Elk River Mayor John Dietz. He also has five daughters, nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
His wife, Ann Rose, passed away in September, 2012.