100th birthday: Ruth Burnfield

SPENCERVILLE — Ruth Burnfield is celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house from 2-4 p.m. today at the Masonic Lodge-Fountain Square, Spencerville. Please omit gifts.

She was born Nov. 11, 1919, in New Knoxville, to Fred H. and Magdalena Kipp Lutterbeck. On Aug. 7, 1939, she married J. Frederick Burnfield, who died Oct. 4, 2004.

She has three children, Janice (Herb) Warnecke, of Spencerville, Karen (Stanley) Workman, of Van Wert, and Roger (Joan) Burnfield, of Van Wert. She has six grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, four stepgreat-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.


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