LIMA — Laverta A. Dackin, of Lima, is celebrating her 95th birthday today, June 2, 2013. An open house is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m., today, June 2nd, for family and friends in the activity room at Lochhaven, 1640 Allentown Road, Lima. The family requests that gifts be omitted.
She was born June 2, 1918, in Shelby County to Theodore and Margaret (Ziegenbusch) Egbert. On March 2, 1940, she married James E. Dackin, and he died May 22, 2001.
Dackin has one daughter, Elizabeth (Alan) Moening, of Ottawa. She has one step-granddaughter, Candi (Eric) Hewitt of Cleveland, and two step great-grandchildren, Maggie and William Hewitt, of Cleveland. One daughter, Nancy, is deceased.
She is a member of Family United Methodist Church (formerly Epworth).
Dackin retired from Lima Senior High School cafeteria.
She enjoys playing bridge, euchre, pinochle and bingo with her friends and family.