Koester — 80 years old

Virginia Koester, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Monday.

Cards may be sent to her at 911 S. 20th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Her family includes David Koester, Webster City; Kari and Dave Lieser, and Barb Swan, all of Fort Dodge. She has eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Husband Delbert is deceased.

She was a quilter, did several types of needlework and had an alterations business before retiring.