Flo Fowler to turn 80

Staff reports

Flo Fowler, Viola, will celebrate her 80th birthday with an Open House from 2-4 p.m. on Jan. 30 at Viola Village Hall, 1703 14th St. ,Viola.

Friends and family are invited to stop and wish her a Happy Birthday. Please no gifts.

She was born on Jan. 31, 1930. She married Carl Fowler on Jan. 24, 1948. He passed away Sept. 27, 1999.

Flo’s children and spouses are Michael (Julie) Fowler of Illinois City and Sherry (Bob) Downey of Aledo.

She has four grandchildren, Mandy (Steve) Hoag of Illinois City, Cassie (Beau) Bieri of New London, Wis., Justin Gillespie of Toulon, and Chance (Michelle) Gillespie of Illinois City.

She has seven great-grandchildren, Macie, Miranda, and Megan Hoag, Kylie Gillespie, Chet Gillespie and Tyson Gillespie and Quintin Bieri.