Phil Wendell celebrated his 90th birthday on Oct. 5, 2014, with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Phil was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on Oct. 5, 1924. He married his wife Betty in 1978 and they have one son, two daughters, 9 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He worked as a mechanic for United Airlines before retiring. Phil and Betty moved from San Francisco, Calif., to Port Angeles, Wash., in 1988.