Alice Pauline Allen celebrates 95th birthday

Staff reports

Alice Pauline Allen will be 95 years old on Dec. 2, 2009. Her family is hosting a celebration in her honor at Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo, where she has been a resident for the past two years.

The Mercer County Nursing Home has graciously offered us the use of their activity room on Nov. 29 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Please stop in and have some birthday cake with us.

If you would like to send a card please mail to her home address P.O. Box 247, New Windsor.

Pauline was born Dec. 2, 1914 in Martelle, Iowa to William and Edith Stewart. She married Fred Allen of New Windsor on Aug. 23, 1941. He died Jan. 8, 1997.

Her children are sons, Martin Allen of New Windsor, Max, deceased on Sept. 9, 2007, daughter-in-law Judy Allen, New Windsor, two daughters, Sandra Hay of Aledo, and Sharon (David) Otten of LeClaire, Iowa.

She has nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.