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Dabler celebrates 100th birthday

Published: Friday, May 9, 2014 12:11 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, May 9, 2014 12:16 p.m. CST

Dorothy Dabler of Manlius, currently at Colonial Hall in Princeton, will celebrate her 100th birthday on May 19.

Dorothy was born May 19, 1914, north of Princeton to Henry and Sadie Simon, and graduated from Princeton High School in 1932. She married William Dabler of Manlius on June 14, 1936, and they celebrated their 50th anniversary before his death in 1986. She worked at Kraft Foods in Manlius, retiring after 15 years when the plant closed.

Dorothy has two children, John M. (Kay) Dabler of North Webster, Ind., and Jean Roberts of Buda; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She also has one brother, William (Joan) Simon of Princeton.

All friends and relatives are invited to a birthday dinner from noon to 2 p.m. May 17 in the social room at Trinity Lutheran Church in Manlius.

Cards may be addressed to: Colonial Hall, 515 Bureau Valley Parkway, Princeton, IL 61356.

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