LIMA — Bernice “Bernie” Dunn is celebrating her 95th birthday.
She was born Feb. 21, 1925, to Jesse and Goldie Place. On Oct. 30, 1943, she married Ralph Dunn, who died Jan. 16, 1996.
She has four children, Alice Garver, of Van Wert, Betty Fletcher, of Arizona, Rich (Marilyn) Dunn and Terry (Billy Jo) Dunn, of Toledo. She has nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandsons. Two sons-in-law, Ed Garver and Terry Fletcher, are deceased. A grandson is deceased.
She is an active member of Spencerville Nazarene Church and serves as greeter and has been pianist for nine years. She was formerly a member of Lima Community Church, where she served as greeter. She enjoys music, sewing and baking. She loves to be with her children and grandchildren and prays daily for each one.