Ellerbeck — 80 years old

Marge Ellerbeck

Marge Ellerbeck, of Fort Dodge, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Wednesday.

Cards may be sent to her at 2735 N. 15th Place, Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Her family includes her husband Rev. Clifton; Carmen and Ed Walkwitz, of Des Moines; Carita and Brian Pfaltzgraff, of Readlyn; Kyle and Deb Ellerbeck, of Mankato, Minnesota; and Kory Ellerbeck, of Clive. She has 10 grandchildren. Her daughter Carolee Ellerbeck and two grandsons are deceased.

Marjorie Voas was born Aug. 16, 1937, at Hitchcock, South Dakota. She is a retired school teacher and helped serve six United Methodist appointments with her husband of 59 years, before retiring to Fort Dodge in 1998.