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95th Birthday

July 10, 2009
Reinbeck Courier

Shirley Fulkerson to celebrate her 95th birthday.

Shirley will celebrate her 95th birthday with a dinner on Saturday, July 11. She was born July 8th, 1914 to Elwood "Swat" and Ella Willer Watson. After graduating from Reinbeck High School in 1931, she worked for her parents in the Watson Cafe. On October 23, 1939 she married Joseph "Doc" Fulkerson. She and Doc later bought the Watson Cafe from her parents and ran it for several years. Later she devoted her time to being a homemaker, raising their daughter and doing seasonal work for Pioneer.

She and Doc had one daughter, Mary Sue Bader (Jim). She has two grand daughters, Chris (Brian) Bunz and Mindy (Vince) Smith. One grandson, Matthew (deceased), two step grand children, Brad (Heidi) Bader and Sheryl (Doug) Dozier and eight great grandchildren: Mitchell Bunz, Corey, Cassidy and Caden Smith, Josh and Caron Bader and Emma and Julia Dozier.

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Anyone wishing to send Shirley birthday wishes can send them to 103 Chestnut St., Reinbeck, IA.



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