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Memories & Milestones

Marcella and Fred Barker
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Marcella Barker is turning 90

All are welcome to Marcella Barker’s 90th birthday “Card Shower” on Sunday, June 29. Stop by, say hi and happy birthday from 2-4 p.m., and get some refreshments, smiles and memories. Bring your smiling face and a card for her “Card Shower.” Marcella is a resident of Grace Healthcare of Glenwood Springs, 2305 Blake Ave. A photo of you and Marcella in days bygone will also be appreciated.

Marcella and her husband Fred Barker moved to the Aspen area when you could drive the lazy two-lane Highway 82 at a leisurely pace. She misses shopping in the Ben Franklin dime store and the JC Penny store, along with all the other Glenwood stores that have faded into memories.

Marcella has been active in the community from Aspen to Glenwood Springs, Rifle and on to Grand Junction. She has volunteered many hours in the community as a member of RSVP and the Rebekahs. Marcella was post master relief for Doris at the Woody Creek Post Office (81656). She occasionally worked in the Old Snowmass Post Office (81654) and the Old Basalt Post Office (81621). She and her husband, Fred, square danced around the valley, the state, the nation, and in Europe. You and Marcella may have shared your stories while attending the writing club in Rifle. You may have hand-stitched on a quilt together in Carbondale. You may have squared danced with Fred and Marcella with the Curly Q’s, in CMC’s Spring Valley Gym, with a parachute hung from the ceiling, or danced at the Canyon Creek school house with her.

Any questions, please leave a voice mail for her daughter, Sandi, at 970-945-5206


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