Birthday: Pauline Padgett celebrates 90 years

Posted on Aug. 15, 2010 at 1:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Pauline Padgett will celebrate her 90th birthday on Aug. 19.

She was born on Aug. 19, 1920, in Elkhart to Earl and Luetta (McDowell) Barrick. She married David M. Padgett on May 13, 1939. He passed away on March 17, 1999.

Her children are David M. Padgett Jr. (Mary Geminder) of Edwardsburg, Mich., Darlene Dornbrook of Elkhart, Jeanne (Terry) Lape of Warsaw and Sharon Leist, who passed away Nov. 14, 1969.

She has 27 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pauline is a member of Church of Christ in Goshen. She worked at Yellow Creek Packing Company, Elcona Foods and Plumrose for 29 years before retiring in June 1976.

An open house celebrating Pauline's 90th birthday will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 21) at Adamsville Road Church of God, 51287 C.R. 7, Elkhart. No gifts please; your presence will be your gift to Pauline.

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