Shirley Allspach celebrates 90th on Mother's Day

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[May 14, 2016]  Shirley Jean Carter Allspach of Mount Pulaski celebrated her 90th birthday on Mother’s Day surrounded by family and friends at the American Legion Home.

Shirley is the mother of six children. Here she is pictured with her children: Jo Ellen Gilbert of Paris, Illinois; Kathryn Steinfort, of Florida; Linda Sheehan of Lincoln, George Allspach of Mount Pulaski and Jerilee Gibbs of Crawford, Colorado. Shirley’s husband Edward is deceased, and they also had a son David, who is deceased. Shirley is “Granny” to 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren with a couple more on the way. The Allspach family is a well-respected farming family in the Logan County community. Shirley makes her home these days at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount Pulaski.

[Teena Lowery]

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