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Inez Acker, left, chats with former Green Bay Packer quarterback Lynn Dickey at the Golden Living Center in Superior on Friday. Dickey walked over to Acker to wish her a happy 105th birthday. (Jed Carlson/

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Inez Acker got a pre-birthday surprise last week as members of the Green Bay Packers serenaded her with “Happy Birthday.”

“They gave me a cap,” said Acker, who turned 105 Saturday. Country living and farm work didn’t leave her a lot of time to follow Packer games. But it was a moment that left the normally private woman, and staff members, in tears.


“You made me get choked up,” Golden Living Center activities director Tina Anderson told her.

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