LaVerne Shafer turns 100


GALESBURG – LaVerne Shafer, formerly of Mendota, will turn 100 years young on Sept. 29.

LaVerne is the mother of four children, Diana, Dave, Jim, and Don. She has 9 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

She will celebrate on Saturday, Sept. 30 with a family dinner.

Please join the family in celebrating her 100th birthday at an open house in her honor on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 1-3:30 p.m. at her current residence: Hawthorne Inn, 2245 N. Seminary, Galesburg, IL 61401.