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Greenwood woman asking for 101 cards for 101st birthday

Born during the Spanish Flu pandemic, Foster has now survived two global pandemics in her lifetime.
Wilma Foster celebrates her 101st birthday June 11, 2020. (Demaree Senior Living)

GREENWOOD, Ind. (WTHR) — A Greenwood woman will celebrate her 101st birthday Thursday, and she hopes to mark the occasion by receiving 101 birthday cards.

Wilma Foster grew up on a farm in Bluffton, Indiana in 1919. Born during the Spanish Flu pandemic, she has now survived two pandemics in her lifetime.

She lived in Bluffton until she was 95. She now lives at Demaree Crossing Senior Living in Greenwood. Foster has four children, nine grandkids and 12 great grandkids.

She loves company and enjoys eating gooseberry pie.

If you would like to help Foster celebrate her birthday, send birthday cards to:

Demaree Crossing
1255 Demaree Rd.
Greenwood, IN 46143