Shirley McAvan will celebrate birthday

Shirley McAvan

Shirley L. McAvan of DeWitt will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, July 28, with a family dinner. Cards may be sent to her at 707 14th St., Apt. 2D, DeWitt, IA, 52742.

Shirley was born July 18, 1929, in Clinton County to Henry and Clara Walker Truelson. She married Leo McAvan on Aug. 22, 1948, in DeWitt. He died Oct. 30, 1999.

Shirley was a cashier at Pamida in Maquoketa until it closed.

Her children are Dale, deceased, Robert, deceased, Gary (Sandy) McAvan of Delmar and Mark (Sharon) McAvan of Vinton. She has a daughter-in-law, Peggy McAvan of DeWitt.

She also has 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.