Elverda Holtz of Altoona will celebrate her 95th birthday on Tuesday.

She was born Feb. 6, 1923. She was married to Regis Holtz for 54 years. He died in 1997.

They have eight children: Regis Jr. of Patton, Janice of Altoona, Earlene Medley of Tennessee, Joe of Minnesota, Marie of Altoona, Rose Davis of Texas, Doris Gabrielson of Patton and Dave of Utah. They also have 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, three stepgranddaughters and four step-great-grandchildren.

She enjoys her weekly trip to the senior center and doing the daily crossword puzzle in the Altoona Mirror.