Dubois WWII Veteran celebrates his 90th birthday among friends and family

(Dubois, Wyo.) – Orv Landen celebrated his 90 birthday with his bride Donna, of 64 years, at Warm Valley Lodge in Dubois on Saturday afternoon. Bev Gustafson tells County10 that more than 100 well wishers, along with their three children Bill and wife Robin of Casper, Mary of Portales, N.M., and Tom of Rock Springs enjoyed refreshments and stories at the event.

Orv served as a medic under General Patton in World War ll, receiving a Purple Heart from injuries during his service. He is retired from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

“We in Dubois are proud of this American Patriot,” Gustafson said.