Josephine (Jo) Borla, of Helper, is celebrating her 80th birthday June 2.
She was born in Glenwood Springs, Colo., where she spent the first 20 years of her life. She came to Carbon County to visit relatives, met and married Walt Borla. The couple will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary in July of this year.
Jo has four adult children, Marilyn Magann, Helper; Jim, Sandy; John, Abingdon, Va.; and Carolyn Woodbury, Montrose, Colo. There are six grandchildren, Jasmine Borla, Zachary and Jake Borla, Adam Dunn, Tyler and Nicole Woodbury and one great-granddaughter, Autumn Jo Borla, born less than a month ago in Denver, Colo. She has one brother, Robert Simillion, a resident of St. George.
After a holiday weekend of enjoying relatives and friends, Jo is spending a quiet birth date at home, anticipating a trip to her native city to visit nieces and newphews in Glenwood Springs, Colo.