160 Friends Hail Inge Roemer At Plains On Her 95th Birthday

160 Friends Hail Inge Roemer

At Plains On Her 95th Birthday

More than 160 family members and friends gathered today at the Plains at Parish Homestead to honor Inge Otten Roemer on her 95th birthday. At native of Hamburg, Germany, Mrs. Roemer and her husband, Martin, farmed in Unadilla, beginning in 1947. She obtained an bachelor's in elementary education from SUNY Oneonta in 1959, and taught at Mount Upton Central School, retiring in 1982. Above, Mrs. Roemer, right, who is seated with longtime friend Anna Grete Barnun of Cooperstown, is congratulated by Fay Platt of Unadilla and Mrs. Platt's granddaughter, Jessica Wyman, left. Entertainment includes an appearance by members of the Sweet Adelines' City of the Hills chorus, and a pitch-perfect rendering of "America" by Luis Rivas, right, of New Lisbon.

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More than 160 family members and friends gathered today at the Plains at Parish Homestead to honor Inge Otten Roemer on her 95th birthday. At native of Hamburg, Germany, Mrs. Roemer and her husband, Martin, farmed in Unadilla, beginning in 1947. She obtained an bachelor’s in elementary education from SUNY Oneonta in 1959, and taught at Mount Upton Central School, retiring in 1982.  She and her husband, who passed away in 2013, raise four daughters.  Above, Mrs. Roemer, right, who is seated with longtime friend Anna Grete Barnum of Cooperstown, is congratulated by Fay Platt of Unadilla and Mrs. Platt’s granddaughter, Jessica Wyman. Entertainment included an appearance by members of the Sweet Adelines’ City of the Hills chorus, and a pitch-perfect rendering of “America” by Luis Rivas, right, of New Lisbon. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)


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