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Pfeifer celebrates 90th birthday

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Shirley Pfeifer will celebrate her 90th birthday during an open house at United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 3.
Submitted photo Shirley Pfeifer will celebrate her 90th birthday during an open house at United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 3.

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