Topeka woman celebrates 107th birthday

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka woman is celebrating big.  Thursday is Edna Shaffer’s 107th birthday.

Shaffer has family and friends from all over the country, who are headed to Topeka to see her for three days worth of food, fun, and celebration.

On Thursday morning, some of her friends from McCrite Plaza were helping her celebrate her big day.  Last year, she was even a guest of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback.

The birthday girl enjoys playing cards, watching movies in the clubhouse and even does some of her own cooking.

Shaffer says she thanks the Lord for all the blessings he’s given her. It’s one of her secrets to living a long and happy life.

Of all the things she has done in her life, traveling remains her favorite experience.

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