Wagner — 100 years old

Ruth Wagner

Ruth Wagner, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Otho, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Wednesday.

Cards may be sent to 2400 Sixth Ave. N., Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Her family includes her children, Gary and Jeanne Namisnik, of Rancho Cordova, California; Dennis and Nancy Wagner, of Hampton, New Hampshire; Kenneth and Melody Wagner, of Ocean Shores, Washington; Sue Blanchard, of Fort Dodge; and Craig and Diane Wagner, of Fairfield. She has 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Her spouse Walter (Shag) Wagner is deceased.

Following high school graduation, she worked at Tobins, was a waitress at the Warden Hotel, owned a restaurant, worked as a cook at the Super Valu, and was then a cook at Iowa Central Community College until retirement.

Ruth Dawson was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Otho.