Eleanor Thilges of Iowa City will celebrate her 95th birthday this year, and she is celebrating with an open house and a card shower. She was born Nov. 16, 1923. An open house will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Melrose Meadows Wellness Center, 350 Dublin Dr., Iowa City. Cards may be sent to her at 350 Dublin Dr., Apt. 133, Iowa City, IA 52246. Her children are Charlene Erpelding, Paula Meyer, Michelle Foell, Maribeth Ahrens, Lynnette Kenne, Geri Quinn and Joel Thilges. She has 19 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.