Birthday Celebrations Archives

Edward Leland Carlson’s 80th birthday celebration

April 7, 2022

On March 26, 2022, Edward Leland Carlson celebrated his 80th birthday with his wife of 33 years, Linda Miles Carlson, 5 generations of family and many friends at the Elks Lodge in Milwaukee. Mr. Ed, as he is frequently called, is a native of Phoenix, AZ, but has enjoyed his residency in Milwaukee for the… [Read More]

Viola Cornelius celebrates surprise 70th birthday

March 17, 2022

Viola Cornelius’ “Surprise 70th” Birthday Bash Event was hosted at the King Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 26, 2022. This event was unique because Viola Cornelius is the baby girl out of 32 siblings and is highly loved and respected by everyone. Her actual birthday was February 22, which fell on a weekday this… [Read More]

Metropolitan M.B.C. celebrates 85th Church Anniversary

March 3, 2022

On Sunday, February 27, 2022, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their 85th Church Anniversary at their sanctuary at 1345 West Burleigh St. The theme for the event was “Inspired by the past, Imagining the future,” from Haggai 2:9. The guest preacher for the event was Greater Mount Eagle Missionary Baptist Church Pastor and Wisconsin General… [Read More]

Pastor Oscar Elim’s celebrates 80th birthday

February 24, 2022

Members from the St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church held a luncheon in honor of Pastor Oscar Elim’s 80th birthday on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at the Woodlands Lund Circle in Menomonee Falls. The theme for this occasion was: “The Man, The Journey, The Legend of Pastor Oscar Elim.”

Frances Utsey celebrates her 80th birthday with four generations of family

February 24, 2022

Frances Utsey, at 80 years old, is the matriarch of her family. Frances and her mother came to Milwaukee in 1956. She attended Rufus King High School, graduating in January 1960, and continued her education at MATC. Frances married William Utsey in 1965 and was blessed with 2 daughters. She realized, after working at Wisconsin… [Read More]

Elnora Triggs celebrates 100th Birthday

February 10, 2022

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, the family of Elnora Triggs gathered to wish her a very happy milestone 100th Birthday at All Saints Catholic Church, 4051 N. 25th St. Despite the pandemic, the family decided to celebrate this momentous occasion (after all, you only turn 100 once) in their mother’s and grandmother’s life. Four generations… [Read More]

City of Milwaukee celebrated 176th birthday as a ‘City of Champions’

February 3, 2022

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, the Milwaukee Press Club and the City of Milwaukee were joined by local leaders, community advocates and many others to help celebrate the City of Milwaukee’s 176th birthday at the Grain Exchange, 225 E Michigan St. Locally, Milwaukeeans have always known we’re a City of Champions; the Bucks helped make… [Read More]

The Breakfast Club MKE celebrates Mac Weddle’s birthday with surprise guest

January 27, 2022

The Breakfast Club MKE met at the Family Table Restaurant for their monthly get-together. This month they celebrated Mac Weddle’s birthday. Milwaukee Bucks Senior Vice President Alex Lasry surprised the group with the Buck’s Championship trophy and John Daniels brought his championship ring. These men have been friends for more then 40 years. They are… [Read More]

Bennie Cole celebrates grand 88th birthday

January 27, 2022

On Saturday, January 22, 2022, the family of Bennie Cole joined together in celebrating 88 years of his life. They honored him and thanked God for this joyful moment hosted by his daughter, Olufunmilayo Cole-Crawford and three generations, including children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, two siblings, Fernando Jones and Annie Hunt, including 30+ family members. Those… [Read More]

Bishop Osie Tatum, Jr., celebrates a grand 80th birthday

January 20, 2022

On Sunday, January 16, 2022, Mason Temple Church of God in Christ hosted a very special 80th Birthday Celebration honoring Bishop Osie Tatum, Jr., at Davians Catering and Events, N56 W16300 Silver Spring Dr., Menomonee Falls. Bishop Tatum was born on January 7, 1942, in Dumas, AR to the late Deacon Osie Tatum, Sr., and… [Read More]