LIMA — Forest “Bud” Sheipline is celebrating his 103rd birthday.
He was born July 5, 1914, in Wapakoneta, to Eb and Dory Sheipline. On June 20, 1937, he married Eleanor Fetter, who died in December 1981.
He has two children, Martha Ann Myers and Becky Keller. He has four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He retired from Montgomery Ward in 1977 and was active in the work of his farm until 1997. He is still interested in the operation of his farm. He reads The Lima News from cover to cover every day.