Arnold Abel was born on Sept. 18, 1911.
Abel's family is hosting a 100th Birthday Open House at St. Mary's Nursing home on Washington Ave. in Detroit Lakes, where he is a resident, from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Cake and coffee will be served.
Arnold married Viola Roeder in 1938, and they have been married 72 years. They have three children: Allan, Curtis and Deborah. They have been Detroit Lakes residents for over 60 years.