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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Celebrating Carolyn Conner's 80th Birthday, in Adel, Iowa

Celebrating Carolyn Conner's 80th Birthday, in Adel, Iowa

On August 24, 2014, we ventured north to Des Moines, Iowa, where on Sunday, over at the Adel Assisted Living Home, we helped Nancy's sister, Carolyn (Bolger) Conner, celebrate her 80th Birthday, along with many family and friends.

Here are Nancy and Carolyn, together, about the time others were arriving. It was a good group during the afternoon. I posted 30 photos on Facebook. I've selected a few to share here.

Here is the facility:

Grand-daughter Carli Conner was the greeter at the door:

The whole family worked on decorations... here is one of the signs:

They made a cake with her image right on it... I didn't eat the image, but the cake (with yellow flower) was delicious!! ;-)

I caught Pat and Clark as they were bringing out the punch bowl...

I got this photo of Pat and Brett, about the time he arrived... We hated missing Brett and Lori's wedding, but it was great to see them both, today! ;-)

Here Karmen is showing Nancy how, when the puzzle pieces are put together on this table, you will see Carolyn's photo image...

At this table, there were a couple of Carolyn's extensive scrapbooks, and puzzle game sheets to fill out... if you didn't know the answers, you could look them up in the books! I think Rose, Nancy and Karmen were having fun putting the photos in time order. Another set of crossword puzzles was fun.

Later on, we had some posed photos - here, the whole family that was there...

The we go just Carolyn and her three children...

And the, the four of the six siblings that were able to be there...

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It was a great day in Iowa!  ;-)

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