Shirley Pfeifer will be celebrating her 90th birthday during an open house on Sunday, March 3 at United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. with friends and former students.
Pfeifer was born on March 2, 1929 in Estherville. Upon graduation from Iowa State Teachers College, she began a career teaching art at Washington Community Schools. Shirley married Fred Pfeifer on June 13, 1953. After a hiatus to start a family, she resumed teaching elementary art at Columbus Community Schools for 27 years.
She has eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. No gifts are requested, but those wishing to can send cards to 2471 Hwy 92, Washington, IA, 52353