Valley pioneer celebrates his 85th

Longtime Vavenby resident Ernie Graffunder was born in 1926 near Jasper, Alberta

Members of the Graffunder family pose for a photograph shortly after Ernie Graffunder was born in 1926 near Jasper

Members of the Graffunder family pose for a photograph shortly after Ernie Graffunder was born in 1926 near Jasper